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JavaScript Selections: Final Thoughts - Doc JavaScript


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:

  1. How Navigator 4.0x and Internet Explorer 4.0x handle selections.
  2. How to use selection-related event handlers.
  3. How to retrieve a selection in Navigator 4.0x.
  4. How to use the selection object in Internet Explorer 4.0x.
  5. How to create a TextRange object in Internet Explorer 4.0x.
  6. How to utilize a TextRange object's properties and methods.
  7. How to retrieve the current selection with Navigator 4.0x and Internet Explorer 4.0x.

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Created: January 29, 1998
Revised: January 29, 1998

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