Text.isElementContentWhitespace

Obsolete
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The Text.isElementContentWhitespace read-only property returns a Boolean flag indicating whether or not the text node's content consists solely of whitespace.

Syntax

b = textnode.isElementContentWhitespace;

Example

In the example below, we create a node with mixed display and whitespace characters and the attribute is false.

var tn = document.createTextNode("Hello world");
tn.isElementContentWhitespace; /* evaluates to false */

For a node that is all whitespace characters, the isElementContentWhitespace evaluates to true.

var ws = document.createTextNode("  \t \r\n   ")
ws.isElementContentWhitespace; /* evaluates to true */

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Deprecated
Chrome No support NoEdge ? Firefox No support ? — 10IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support ? — 10Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

See also

  • The Text interface it belongs to.

Document Tags and Contributors

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