A Final Word
In this column we focused on user selections in Navigator 4.0x and Internet Explorer 4.0x. We covered the basic differences between selections in these two browsers. Internet Explorer 4.0x highly depends on the operating system, so it has the same features as most other native applications. Navigator 4.0x, on the other hand, is a more independent browser, so it often differs from other native software.
After reading this column, you should know how to retrieve selections in both Navigator 4.0x and Internet Explorer 4.0x. You should also know how to manipulate selections in Internet Explorer 4.0x, with the full set of
TextRange methods and properties. In this column we showed you:
- How Navigator 4.0x and Internet Explorer 4.0x handle selections.
- How to use selection-related event handlers.
- How to retrieve a selection in Navigator 4.0x.
- How to use the
selectionobject in Internet Explorer 4.0x.
- How to create a
TextRangeobject in Internet Explorer 4.0x.
- How to utilize a
TextRangeobject's properties and methods.
- How to retrieve the current selection with Navigator 4.0x and Internet Explorer 4.0x.
Created: January 29, 1998
Revised: January 29, 1998