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isContentEditable property

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

Syntax

HRESULT value = object.get_isContentEditable(* p);

Property values

Type: VARIANT_BOOL

VARIANT_FALSE (false)

The content cannot be edited.

VARIANT_TRUE (true)

The content can be edited.

Examples

The following example shows how to use the IHTMLElement3::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>

 

 

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