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XML DOM - The Text Object

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The Text object represents the textual content of an element or attribute.

The Text object

The Text object represents the textual content of an element or attribute.

IE: Internet Explorer, F: Firefox, O: Opera, W3C: World Wide Web Consortium (Internet Standard)

Text Object Properties

Property Description IE F O W3C
data Sets or returns the text of the element or attribute 6 1 9 Yes
isElementContentWhitespace Returns true if the text node contains content whitespace, otherwise it returns false No No No Yes
length Returns the length of the text of the element or attribute 6 1 9 Yes
wholeText Returns all text of text nodes adjacent to this node, concatenated in document order No No No Yes

Text Object Methods

Method Description IE F O W3C
appendData() Appends data to the node 6 1 9 Yes
deleteData() Deletes data from the node 6 1 9 Yes
insertData() Inserts data into the node 6 1 9 Yes
replaceData() Replaces data in the node 6 1 9 Yes
replaceWholeText(text) Replaces the text of this node and all adjacent text nodes with the specified text No No No Yes
splitText() Splits this node into two nodes at the specified offset, and returns the new node that contains the text after the offset 6 1 9 Yes
substringData() Extracts data from the node 6 1 9 Yes

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