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XML DOM parentNode Property


Node Object Reference Node Object

Definition and Usage

The parentNode property returns the parent node of a node.

Syntax

nodeObject.parentNode
 

Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and returns the parent node of the first <title> element:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books.xml");

x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("title")[0];

document.write("Parent node: " + x.parentNode.nodeName);

The output of the code above will be:

Parent node: book

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Node Object Reference Node Object

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