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getElementsByTagNameNS method

Gets a collection of nodes that match an element name from the specified namespace.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification, Section 1.4Internet Explorer 9

 

Syntax

var pelColl = document.getElementsByTagNameNS(pvarNS, bstrLocalName);

Parameters

pvarNS [in]

Type: Variant

A String value that contains the name of the desired namespace.

bstrLocalName [in]

Type: BSTR

A String value that contains the name of the element or an asterisk (*) to return all elements within the namespace.

pelColl [out, retval]

Type: IHTMLElementCollection

A reference to an elements collection that lists nodes that match the specified name.

Return value

Type: IHTMLElementCollection

A reference to an elements collection that lists nodes that match the specified name.

Standards information

Examples

The following code example returns a collection of elements from the SVG namespace. In the context of a document, it returns a collection of SVG elements in the webpage.


var sNamespace = "http://www.w3.org/2000/svg";
var cElements = document.getElementsByTagNameNS( sNamespace, "*" );

See also

document

 

 

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