canHaveHTML Attribute | canHaveHTML Property

Gets the value indicating whether the object can contain rich HTML markup.

Syntax

HTML <ELEMENT canHaveHTML ... >
Scripting [ bHTMLContainer = ] object.canHaveHTML

Possible Values

bHTMLContainer Boolean that receives one of the following values.
false
Object cannot contain HTML markup.
true
Object can contain HTML markup.

The property is read-only. The property has no default value.

Remarks

The property is read-only for all objects except the following, for which it is read-write: defaults.

Example

The following example shows how to use the canHaveHTML property to determine whether an object can contain HTML markup.


<HTML>
<HEAD>
<SCRIPT>
function answer(arg) {
    arg ? alert("Yes") : alert("No");
}
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<P>INPUT: <INPUT type="text" ID="oInput" VALUE="oInput" /></P>
<P>SPAN: <SPAN ID="oSpan">oSpan</SPAN></P>
<BUTTON onclick="answer(oInput.canHaveHTML);">
Can the INPUT contain HTML?
</BUTTON>&nbsp;
<BUTTON onclick="answer(oSpan.canHaveHTML);">
Can the SPAN contain HTML?
</BUTTON>
</BODY>
</HTML>

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/dhtml/refs/canHaveHTML.htm

Applies To

A, ABBR, ACRONYM, ADDRESS, APPLET, AREA, B, BASE, BASEFONT, BDO, BGSOUND, BIG, BLOCKQUOTE, BODY, BR, BUTTON, CAPTION, CENTER, CITE, CODE, COL, COLGROUP, COMMENT, CUSTOM, DD, defaults, DEL, DFN, DIR, DIV, DL, DT, EM, EMBED, FIELDSET, FONT, FORM, FRAME, FRAMESET, HEAD, hn, HR, HTML, I, IFRAME, IMG, INPUT type=button, INPUT type=checkbox, INPUT type=file, INPUT type=hidden, INPUT type=image, INPUT type=password, INPUT type=radio, INPUT type=reset, INPUT type=submit, INPUT type=text, INS, ISINDEX, KBD, LABEL, LEGEND, LI, LINK, LISTING, MAP, MARQUEE, MENU, nextID, NOBR, NOFRAMES, NOSCRIPT, OBJECT, OL, OPTION, P, PLAINTEXT, PRE, Q, RT, RUBY, S, SAMP, SCRIPT, SELECT, SMALL, SPAN, STRIKE, STRONG, SUB, SUP, TABLE, TBODY, TD, TEXTAREA, TFOOT, TH, THEAD, TITLE, TR, TT, U, UL, VAR, WBR, XML, XMP, Element Constructor, HTCElementBehaviorDefaults Constructor

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