# isSameNode method

Determines if two node references refer to the same node.

## Syntax

```
retVal = object.isSameNode(otherNode);

```

## Parameters

otherNode [in]

Type: IHTMLDOMNode3

The node to be compared to the node that is executing the method.

## Remarks

This determines whether or not two references refer to the same node. If the references refer to the same node, you can use the references interchangeably, even when using a proxy.