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tags method

Retrieves a collection of objects that have the specified HTML tag name.


 retVal = object.tags(tagName);


tagName [in]

Type: DOMString

Specifies an HTML element. It can be any one of the objects exposed by the DOM

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.


Successful execution includes the case where no elements having the given name are found. In this case, a collection containing zero elements is returned.

The IHTMLSelectElement::length property of the collection contains the number of elements in the collection.

NULL may be returned in cases where the collection cannot be constructed, such as inability to allocate memory for even a zero-length collection.



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