getElementById method

Returns a reference to the first object with the specified ID value.

Internet Explorer 8

Syntax


var ppRetElement = document.getElementById(bstrId);

Parameters

bstrId [in]

Type: BSTR

A BSTR that specifies the ID, which is case sensitive.

ppRetElement [out, retval]

Type: IHTMLElement2

The address of a pointer to a variable of type IHTMLElement2 that receives the first object with the ID specified in bstrId.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Remarks

This version of IHTMLDocument6::getElementById requires IE8 Standards mode compatibility. For more information, see Defining Document Compatibility

See also

document
IHTMLDocument3::getElementById

 

 

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