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Specifies whether the element and its contents must be selected as a whole, indivisible unit.

Can be one of the following values:

  • false – Default. The element content can be selected individually.

  • true – The element and its content can be selected only as a single unit.

If the document is not in atomic selection mode, the atomicselection attribute is ignored. To turn on the atomic selection mode, run the IDM_ATOMICSELECTION command with the value of true.

The atomicselection attribute is available only in markup for all elements.

See also unselectable.