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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.getBoundingClientRect() method returns a ClientRect object that bounds the contents of the range; this a rectangle enclosing the union of the bounding rectangles for all the elements in the range.


    boundingRect = range.getBoundingClientRect()


    range = document.createRange();
    rect = range.getBoundingClientRect();


    Specification Status Comment
    CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
    The definition of 'Range.getBoundingClientRect()' in that specification.
    Working Draft Initial specification.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) 9.0 15.0 ?
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 4.0 (2.0) Not supported 15.0 ?

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