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documentElement property

Gets a reference to the root node of the document.

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.documentElement

Property values

Type: Object

the reference to the document element.

Standards information

Remarks

The root node of a typical HTML document is the html object.

Examples

This example uses the documentElement property to get the innerHTML property of the entire document.


<script type="text/javascript">
function fnGetHTML(){
   var sData = document.documentElement.innerHTML;
   oResults.value=sData;
}
</script>
<textarea id = oResults cols = "50" rows = "10">
</textarea>

See also

document

 

 

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