HTML | DOM execCommand() Method
The DOM execCommand() method in HTML DOM is used to execute a command specified by the user on the editable selected section.
document.execCommand( command, showUI, value )
Parameters: This method accepts three parameters which are listed below:
- command: This parameter hold the name of command which is execute on the selected section. There are many commands in HTML some of them are: backcolor, bold, copy, cut, delete etc.
- showUI: It holds the Boolean value which indicating whether the UI shown or not.
- value: This parameter holds the value of commands.
Note: This method has been DEPRECATED and is no longer recommended.
Return Value: It returns a Boolean value. If the command is supported then it returns True otherwise returns False.
Before Select the content:
After Select the content:
After Moving Mouse pointer:
Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM execCommand() Method are listed below:
- Internet Explorer 9.0
- Opera 29.0
- Firefox 41.0
- Apple Safari 20.0