XML DOM isSameNode() Method


Element Object Reference Element Object

Definition and Usage

The isSameNode() method checks if the specified node is the same as the existing node.

This function returns TRUE if the two nodes are the same, and FALSE otherwise.

Syntax

elementNode.isSameNode(node)

Parameter Description
node Required. The node to check

Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and checks if two nodes are the same:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books.xml");

x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("book")[0];
y=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("book")[1];

document.write(x.isSameNode(y));

Output:

false

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Element Object Reference Element Object

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