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createAttribute method

Creates an attribute object with a specified name.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification, Section 1.4

 

Syntax

var ppattribute = document.createAttribute(bstrattrName);

Parameters

bstrattrName [in]
C++A String that sets the name property.
JavaScriptA String that sets the attribute object's name.
ppattribute [out, retval]
C++ A pointer variable that receives an IHTMLDOMAttribute2 pointer.
JavaScript Returns a reference to the new attribute object.

Return value

Type: IHTMLDOMAttribute

Returns a reference to the new attribute object. A pointer variable that receives an IHTMLDOMAttribute2 pointer.

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
InvalidCharacterError
5

If the specified name contains an illegal character. Versions earlier than Internet Explorer 10 will throw the exception as INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR.

 

Standards information

Remarks

This method will fail if the bstrattrName parameter value contains invalid (non-Unicode Transformation Format (UTF)-16) characters.

createAttribute was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.

See also

document

 

 

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