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This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

The Range.isPointInRange() method returns a boolean indicating whether the given point is in the Range. It returns true if the point (cursor position) at offset within ReferenceNode is within this range.


bool = range.isPointInRange( referenceNode, offset )


The Node to compare with the Range.
The offset into Node of the point to compare with the Range.


range = document.createRange();
bool = range.isPointInRange(document.getElementsByTagName("p").item(0),1);


Specification Status Comment
DOM Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) Not supported 15.0 ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) Not supported 15.0 ?

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