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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

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


bool = range.intersectsNode( referenceNode )


The Node to compare with the Range.


var range = document.createRange();

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


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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 17 (17) [1] No support 15.0 ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 19.0 (19) [1] No support 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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