TreeWalker.currentNode

The TreeWalker.currentNode property represents the Node on which the TreeWalker is currently pointing at.

Syntax

node = treeWalker.currentNode;
treeWalker.currentNode = node;

Example

var treeWalker = document.createTreeWalker(
    document.body,
    NodeFilter.SHOW_ELEMENT,
    { acceptNode: function(node) { return NodeFilter.FILTER_ACCEPT; } },
    false
);
root = treeWalker.currentNode; // the root element as it is the first element!

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'TreeWalker.currrentNode' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification
The definition of 'TreeWalker.currentNode' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also