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    Range.intersectsNode()

    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.intersectsNode() method returns a boolean indicating whether the given Node intersects the Range.

    Syntax

    bool = range.intersectsNode( referenceNode )
    

    Parameters

    referenceNode
    The Node to compare with the Range.

    Example

    var range = document.createRange();
    
    range.selectNode(document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0));
    var bool = range.intersectsNode(document.getElementsByTagName("p").item(0));

    Specification

    Specification Status Comment
    DOM
    The definition of 'Range.intersectNode()' in that specification.
    Living Standard Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) 17 (17) [1] Not supported 15.0 ?
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 19.0 (19) [1] Not supported 15.0 ?

    [1] Gecko supported it up to Gecko 1.9, then removed it until Gecko 17 where it was reimplemented, matching the spec.

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    Last updated by: fscholz,