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isContentEditable property

Gets the value that indicates whether the user can edit the contents of the object.

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.isContentEditable

Property values

Type: Boolean

false (false)

The content cannot be edited.

true (true)

The content can be edited.

Examples

The following example shows how to use the isContentEditable property to determine whether the user can edit the content of an object.

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/dhtml/refs/editRegions.htm


<head>
<script type="text/javascript">
function chgSpan() {
    currentState = oSpan.isContentEditable;
    newState = !currentState;
    oSpan.contentEditable = newState;
    oCurrentValue.innerText = newState;
    newState==false ? oBtn.innerText="Enable Editing" :
        oBtn.innerText="Disable Editing"
}
</script>
</head>
<body onload="oCurrentValue.innerText = oSpan.isContentEditable;">
<p>Click the button to enable or disable SPAN content editing.</p>
<p>
<button id="oBtn" onclick="chgSpan()">Enable Editing</button>
</p>
<p><span id="oSpan">You can edit this text.</span></p>
Span can be edited: <span id="oCurrentValue"></span>
</body>

See also

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address
applet
area
article
aside
b
base
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bdo
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body
br
button
caption
center
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footer
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frame
frameSet
head
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hgroup
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input type=checkbox
input type=email
input type=file
input type=hidden
input type=image
input type=number
input type=password
input type=radio
input type=range
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input type=search
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input type=tel
input type=text
input type=url
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isIndex
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noFrames
noScript
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strike
strong
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