JavaScript document.getSelection() Method

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JavaScript document.getSelection() Method

The document.getSelection() method returns a selection object representing the range of text selected by the user, or the current position of the caret.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <input type="text" onselect="myFunction()" value="Select some text"> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); function myFunction(){ var selObj = document.getSelection(); x.innerHTML = "You Selected: <strong>"+ selObj+"</strong>"; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

ObjectReturns a selection object.


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