October 30, 2000 - Operating on a Selection
October 30, 2000|
Operating on a Selection
Tips: October 2000
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
Selectionobject identifies the portion of the page that needs to be worked on. Both users and applications can create the object. Users create selections by dragging the mouse over a portion of the page. Only one selection
object at a time is allowed per page. Use the
createRange()method to convert a
selectionobject to a
We have added the following script to this tip:
oTextRange = document.selection.createRange();
Here is the definition for the button below:
<FORM> <INPUT TYPE="button" onclick= handleSelection() VALUE='Click Here for Conversion'> </FORM>
Select some lines from this tip by moving your mouse over them. Then click the button above. The
handleSelection()function prints out the selected portions.