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HTML DOM dir Property

HTMLElement Object Reference Element Object

Definition and Usage

The dir property sets or returns the text-direction for an element.

Syntax

HTMLElementObject.dir=text-direction


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The dir property is supported in all major browsers.


Example

Example

Return the text direction for the body element:

<html>
<body id="myid" dir="rtl">

<script>
var x=document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0];
document.write("Text direction: " + x.dir);
document.write("<br>");
document.write("An alternate way: ");
document.write(document.getElementById('myid').dir);
</script>

</body>
</html>

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HTMLElement Object Reference Element Object

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