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doctype property

Gets an object that represents the document type declaration that is associated with the current document.


HRESULT value = object.get_doctype(IHTMLDOMNode** p);

Property values

Type: Object

the document type declaration.

Standards information


For HTML documents, the IHTMLDocument5::doctype property returns NULL, as defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 standard.

Windows Internet Explorer 9. The methods and properties of IHTMLDocument5::doctype object are supported only for webpages that are displayed in IE9 Standards mode. In other document compatibility modes and earlier versions of Windows Internet Explorer, the IHTMLDocument5::doctype object is NULL for HTML documents.

IHTMLDocument5::doctype was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.



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