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    Range.selectNode()

    The Range.selectNode() method sets the Range to contain the Node and its contents. The parent Node of the start and end of the Range will be the same as the parent of the referenceNode.

    Syntax

    range.selectNode(referenceNode);
    

    Parameters

    referenceNode
    The Node to select within a Range.

    Example

    var range = document.createRange();
    var referenceNode = document.getElementsByTagName("div").item(0);
    
    range.selectNode(referenceNode);

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    DOM
    The definition of 'Range.selectNode()' in that specification.
    Living Standard No change.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification
    The definition of 'Range.selectNode()' in that specification.
    Recommendation Initial specification.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 9.0 9.0 (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) 9.0 9.0 (Yes)

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    Last updated by: fscholz,