Thursday, August 23, 2012

document. Object properties


document.documentElement
References the root element of the document, in the case of HTML documents, the html element. This read only property is useful for accessing all elements on the page, such as the HEAD.

document.compatMode
The two possible values returned are "BackCompat" for Quirks and "CSS1Compat" for Strict.

document.documentMode 
IE8 only property


document.readyState
IE property. Supported in Opera 9+, Chrome, and FF 3.6+ as well.

Returns the loading status of the document. It returns one of the below 4 values:
 
uninitializedThe document hasn't started loading yet.
loadingThe document is loading.
interactiveThe document has loaded enough whereby user can interact with it.
completeThe document has fully loaded.

See also:
Defining Document Compatibility : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288325(VS.85).aspx