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tinymce.dom.DOMUtils

Utility class for various DOM manipulation and retrieval functions.

Examples

// Add a class to an element by id in the page
tinymce.DOM.addClass('someid', 'someclass');

// Add a class to an element by id inside the editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.addClass('someid', 'someclass');

Properties

name type summary defined by
DOM tinymce.dom.DOMUtils Instance of DOMUtils for the current document. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils

Constructors

name summary defined by
DOMUtils() Constructs a new DOMUtils instance. Consult the Wiki for more details on settings etc for this class. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils

Methods

name summary defined by
add() Adds the specified element to another element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
addClass() Adds a class to the specified element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
addStyle() Adds a style element at the top of the document with the specified cssText content. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
bind() Adds an event handler to the specified object. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
create() Creates a new element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
createFragment() Creates a document fragment out of the specified HTML string. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
createHTML() Creates HTML string for element. The element will be closed unless an empty inner HTML string is passed in. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
createRng() Creates a new DOM Range object. This will use the native DOM Range API if it's available. If it's not, it will fall back to the custom TinyMCE implementation. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
decode() Entity decodes a string. This method decodes any HTML entities, such as å. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
destroy() Destroys all internal references to the DOM to solve IE leak issues. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
encode() Entity encodes a string. This method encodes the most common entities, such as <>"&. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
findCommonAncestor() Find the common ancestor of two elements. This is a shorter method than using the DOM Range logic. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
fire() Fires the specified event name with object on target. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
get() Returns the specified element by ID or the input element if it isn't a string. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getAttrib() Returns the specified attribute by name. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getAttribs() Returns a NodeList with attributes for the element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getNext() Returns the next node that matches selector or function tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getOuterHTML() Returns the outer HTML of an element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getParent() Returns a node by the specified selector function. This function will loop through all parent nodes and call the specified function for each node. If the function then returns true indicating that it has found what it was looking for, the loop execution will then end and the node it found will be returned. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getParents() Returns a node list of all parents matching the specified selector function or pattern. If the function then returns true indicating that it has found what it was looking for and that node will be collected. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getPos() Returns the absolute x, y position of a node. The position will be returned in an object with x, y fields. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getPrev() Returns the previous node that matches selector or function tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getRect() Returns the rectangle for a specific element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getRoot() Returns the root node of the document. This is normally the body but might be a DIV. Parents like getParent will not go above the point of this root node. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getSize() Returns the size dimensions of the specified element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getStyle() Returns the current style or runtime/computed value of an element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
getViewPort() Returns the viewport of the window. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
hasClass() Returns true if the specified element has the specified class. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
hide() Hides the specified element(s) by ID by setting the "display" style. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
insertAfter() Inserts an element after the reference element. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
is() Returns true/false if the specified element matches the specified css pattern. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
isBlock() Returns true/false if the specified element is a block element or not. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
isEmpty() Returns true/false if the specified node is to be considered empty or not. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
isHidden() Returns true/false if the element is hidden or not by checking the "display" style. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
loadCSS() Imports/loads the specified CSS file into the document bound to the class. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
nodeIndex() Returns the index of the specified node within its parent. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
parseStyle() Parses the specified style value into an object collection. This parser will also merge and remove any redundant items that browsers might have added. It will also convert non-hex colors to hex values. Urls inside the styles will also be converted to absolute/relative based on settings. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
remove() Removes/deletes the specified element(s) from the DOM. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
removeAllAttribs() Removes all attributes from an element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
removeClass() Removes a class from the specified element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
rename() Renames the specified element and keeps its attributes and children. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
replace() Replaces the specified element or elements with the new element specified. The new element will be cloned if multiple input elements are passed in. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
run() Executes the specified function on the element by id or dom element node or array of elements/id. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
select() Selects specific elements by a CSS level 3 pattern. For example "div#a1 p.test". This function is optimized for the most common patterns needed in TinyMCE but it also performs well enough on more complex patterns. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
serializeStyle() Serializes the specified style object into a string. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
setAttrib() Sets the specified attribute of an element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
setAttribs() Sets two or more specified attributes of an element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
setHTML() Sets the specified HTML content inside the element or elements. The HTML will first be processed. This means URLs will get converted, hex color values fixed etc. Check processHTML for details. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
setOuterHTML() Sets the specified outer HTML on an element or elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
setStyle() Sets the CSS style value on a HTML element. The name can be a camelcase string or the CSS style name like background-color. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
setStyles() Sets multiple styles on the specified element(s). tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
show() Shows the specified element(s) by ID by setting the "display" style. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
split() Splits an element into two new elements and places the specified split element or elements between the new ones. For example splitting the paragraph at the bold element in this example

abcabc123

would produce

abc

abc

123

.
tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
toHex() Parses the specified RGB color value and returns a hex version of that color. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
toggleClass() Toggles the specified class on/off. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
unbind() Removes the specified event handler by name and function from an element or collection of elements. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils
uniqueId() Returns a unique id. This can be useful when generating elements on the fly. This method will not check if the element already exists. tinymce.dom.DOMUtils

Constructors

DOMUtils

public constructor function DOMUtils(doc:Document, settings:settings)

Constructs a new DOMUtils instance. Consult the Wiki for more details on settings etc for this class.

Parameters
  • doc (Document) - Document reference to bind the utility class to.
  • settings (settings) - Optional settings collection.

Methods

add

add(parentElm:String, name:String, attrs:Object, html:String, create:Boolean):Element, Array

Adds the specified element to another element or elements.

Examples
// Adds a new paragraph to the end of the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.add(tinymce.activeEditor.getBody(), 'p', {title: 'my title'}, 'Some content');
Parameters
  • parentElm (String) - Element id string, DOM node element or array of ids or elements to add to.
  • name (String) - Name of new element to add or existing element to add.
  • attrs (Object) - Optional object collection with arguments to add to the new element(s).
  • html (String) - Optional inner HTML contents to add for each element.
  • create (Boolean) - Optional flag if the element should be created or added.
Return value
  • Element - Element that got created, or an array of created elements if multiple input elements were passed in.
  • Array - Element that got created, or an array of created elements if multiple input elements were passed in.

addClass

addClass(elm:String, cls:String):String, Array

Adds a class to the specified element or elements.

Examples
// Adds a class to all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.addClass(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), 'myclass');

// Adds a class to a specific element in the current page
tinymce.DOM.addClass('mydiv', 'myclass');
Parameters
  • elm (String) - Element ID string or DOM element or array with elements or IDs.
  • cls (String) - Class name to add to each element.
Return value
  • String - String with new class value or array with new class values for all elements.
  • Array - String with new class value or array with new class values for all elements.

addStyle

addStyle(cssText:String)

Adds a style element at the top of the document with the specified cssText content.

Parameters
  • cssText (String) - CSS Text style to add to top of head of document.

bind

bind(target:Element, name:String, func:function, scope:Object):function

Adds an event handler to the specified object.

Parameters
  • target (Element) - Target element to bind events to. handler to or an array of elements/ids/documents.
  • name (String) - Name of event handler to add, for example: click.
  • func (function) - Function to execute when the event occurs.
  • scope (Object) - Optional scope to execute the function in.
Return value
  • function - Function callback handler the same as the one passed in.

create

create(name:String, attrs:Object, html:String):Element

Creates a new element.

Examples
// Adds an element where the caret/selection is in the active editor
var el = tinymce.activeEditor.dom.create('div', {id: 'test', 'class': 'myclass'}, 'some content');
tinymce.activeEditor.selection.setNode(el);
Parameters
  • name (String) - Name of new element.
  • attrs (Object) - Optional object name/value collection with element attributes.
  • html (String) - Optional HTML string to set as inner HTML of the element.
Return value
  • Element - HTML DOM node element that got created.

createFragment

createFragment(html:String):DocumentFragment

Creates a document fragment out of the specified HTML string.

Parameters
  • html (String) - Html string to create fragment from.
Return value
  • DocumentFragment - Document fragment node.

createHTML

createHTML(name:String, attrs:Object, html:String):String

Creates HTML string for element. The element will be closed unless an empty inner HTML string is passed in.

Examples
// Creates a html chunk and inserts it at the current selection/caret location
tinymce.activeEditor.selection.setContent(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.createHTML('a', {href: 'test.html'}, 'some line'));
Parameters
  • name (String) - Name of new element.
  • attrs (Object) - Optional object name/value collection with element attributes.
  • html (String) - Optional HTML string to set as inner HTML of the element.
Return value
  • String - String with new HTML element, for example: test.

createRng

createRng():DOMRange

Creates a new DOM Range object. This will use the native DOM Range API if it's available. If it's not, it will fall back to the custom TinyMCE implementation.

Examples
var rng = tinymce.DOM.createRng();
alert(rng.startContainer + "," + rng.startOffset);
Return value
  • DOMRange - DOM Range object.

decode

decode(s:String):String

Entity decodes a string. This method decodes any HTML entities, such as å.

Parameters
  • s (String) - String to decode entities on.
Return value
  • String - Entity decoded string.

destroy

destroy()

Destroys all internal references to the DOM to solve IE leak issues.

encode

encode(text:String):String

Entity encodes a string. This method encodes the most common entities, such as <>"&.

Parameters
  • text (String) - String to encode with entities.
Return value
  • String - Entity encoded string.

findCommonAncestor

findCommonAncestor(a:Element, b:Element):Element

Find the common ancestor of two elements. This is a shorter method than using the DOM Range logic.

Parameters
  • a (Element) - Element to find common ancestor of.
  • b (Element) - Element to find common ancestor of.
Return value
  • Element - Common ancestor element of the two input elements.

fire

fire(target:Node, name:String, evt:Object):Event

Fires the specified event name with object on target.

Parameters
  • target (Node) - Target element or object to fire event on.
  • name (String) - Name of the event to fire.
  • evt (Object) - Event object to send.
Return value
  • Event - Event object.

get

get(n:String):Element

Returns the specified element by ID or the input element if it isn't a string.

Parameters
  • n (String) - Element id to look for or element to just pass though.
Return value
  • Element - Element matching the specified id or null if it wasn't found.

getAttrib

getAttrib(elm:String, name:String, defaultVal:String):String

Returns the specified attribute by name.

Parameters
  • elm (String) - Element string id or DOM element to get attribute from.
  • name (String) - Name of attribute to get.
  • defaultVal (String) - Optional default value to return if the attribute didn't exist.
Return value
  • String - Attribute value string, default value or null if the attribute wasn't found.

getAttribs

getAttribs(elm:HTMLElement):NodeList

Returns a NodeList with attributes for the element.

Parameters
  • elm (HTMLElement) - Element node or string id to get attributes from.
Return value
  • NodeList - NodeList with attributes.

getNext

getNext(node:Node, selector:String):Node

Returns the next node that matches selector or function

Parameters
  • node (Node) - Node to find siblings from.
  • selector (String) - Selector CSS expression or function.
Return value
  • Node - Next node item matching the selector or null if it wasn't found.

getOuterHTML

getOuterHTML(elm:String):String

Returns the outer HTML of an element.

Examples
tinymce.DOM.getOuterHTML(editorElement);
tinymce.activeEditor.getOuterHTML(tinymce.activeEditor.getBody());
Parameters
  • elm (String) - Element ID or element object to get outer HTML from.
Return value
  • String - Outer HTML string.

getParent

getParent(node:Node, selector:function, root:Node):Node

Returns a node by the specified selector function. This function will loop through all parent nodes and call the specified function for each node. If the function then returns true indicating that it has found what it was looking for, the loop execution will then end and the node it found will be returned.

Parameters
  • node (Node) - DOM node to search parents on or ID string.
  • selector (function) - Selection function or CSS selector to execute on each node.
  • root (Node) - Optional root element, never go beyond this point.
Return value
  • Node - DOM Node or null if it wasn't found.

getParents

getParents(node:Node, selector:function, root:Node):Array

Returns a node list of all parents matching the specified selector function or pattern. If the function then returns true indicating that it has found what it was looking for and that node will be collected.

Parameters
  • node (Node) - DOM node to search parents on or ID string.
  • selector (function) - Selection function to execute on each node or CSS pattern.
  • root (Node) - Optional root element, never go beyond this point.
Return value
  • Array - Array of nodes or null if it wasn't found.

getPos

getPos(elm:Element, rootElm:Element):object

Returns the absolute x, y position of a node. The position will be returned in an object with x, y fields.

Parameters
  • elm (Element) - HTML element or element id to get x, y position from.
  • rootElm (Element) - Optional root element to stop calculations at.
Return value
  • object - Absolute position of the specified element object with x, y fields.

getPrev

getPrev(node:Node, selector:String):Node

Returns the previous node that matches selector or function

Parameters
  • node (Node) - Node to find siblings from.
  • selector (String) - Selector CSS expression or function.
Return value
  • Node - Previous node item matching the selector or null if it wasn't found.

getRect

getRect(elm:Element):object

Returns the rectangle for a specific element.

Parameters
  • elm (Element) - Element object or element ID to get rectangle from.
Return value
  • object - Rectangle for specified element object with x, y, w, h fields.

getRoot

getRoot():Element

Returns the root node of the document. This is normally the body but might be a DIV. Parents like getParent will not go above the point of this root node.

Return value
  • Element - Root element for the utility class.

getSize

getSize(elm:Element):object

Returns the size dimensions of the specified element.

Parameters
  • elm (Element) - Element object or element ID to get rectangle from.
Return value
  • object - Rectangle for specified element object with w, h fields.

getStyle

getStyle(elm:String, name:String, computed:Boolean):String

Returns the current style or runtime/computed value of an element.

Parameters
  • elm (String) - HTML element or element id string to get style from.
  • name (String) - Style name to return.
  • computed (Boolean) - Computed style.
Return value
  • String - Current style or computed style value of an element.

getViewPort

getViewPort(win:Window):Object

Returns the viewport of the window.

Parameters
  • win (Window) - Optional window to get viewport of.
Return value
  • Object - Viewport object with fields x, y, w and h.

hasClass

hasClass(elm:String, cls:String):Boolean

Returns true if the specified element has the specified class.

Parameters
  • elm (String) - HTML element or element id string to check CSS class on.
  • cls (String) - CSS class to check for.
Return value
  • Boolean - true/false if the specified element has the specified class.

hide

hide(elm:String)

Hides the specified element(s) by ID by setting the "display" style.

Examples
// Hides an element by id in the document
tinymce.DOM.hide('myid');
Parameters
  • elm (String) - ID of DOM element or DOM element or array with elements or IDs to hide.

insertAfter

insertAfter(node:Element, referenceNode:Element):Element, Array

Inserts an element after the reference element.

Parameters
  • node (Element) - Element to insert after the reference.
  • referenceNode (Element) - Reference element, element id or array of elements to insert after.
Return value
  • Element - Element that got added or an array with elements.
  • Array - Element that got added or an array with elements.

is

is(elm:Node, selector:String)

Returns true/false if the specified element matches the specified css pattern.

Parameters
  • elm (Node) - DOM node to match or an array of nodes to match.
  • selector (String) - CSS pattern to match the element against.

isBlock

isBlock(node:Node):Boolean

Returns true/false if the specified element is a block element or not.

Parameters
  • node (Node) - Element/Node to check.
Return value
  • Boolean - True/False state if the node is a block element or not.

isEmpty

isEmpty(elements:Object):Boolean

Returns true/false if the specified node is to be considered empty or not.

Examples
tinymce.DOM.isEmpty(node, {img: true});
Parameters
  • elements (Object) - Optional name/value object with elements that are automatically treated as non-empty elements.
Return value
  • Boolean - true/false if the node is empty or not.

isHidden

isHidden(elm:String):Boolean

Returns true/false if the element is hidden or not by checking the "display" style.

Parameters
  • elm (String) - Id or element to check display state on.
Return value
  • Boolean - true/false if the element is hidden or not.

loadCSS

loadCSS(url:String)

Imports/loads the specified CSS file into the document bound to the class.

Examples
// Loads a CSS file dynamically into the current document
tinymce.DOM.loadCSS('somepath/some.css');

// Loads a CSS file into the currently active editor instance
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.loadCSS('somepath/some.css');

// Loads a CSS file into an editor instance by id
tinymce.get('someid').dom.loadCSS('somepath/some.css');

// Loads multiple CSS files into the current document
tinymce.DOM.loadCSS('somepath/some.css,somepath/someother.css');
Parameters
  • url (String) - URL to CSS file to load.

nodeIndex

nodeIndex(node:Node, normalized:boolean):Number

Returns the index of the specified node within its parent.

Parameters
  • node (Node) - Node to look for.
  • normalized (boolean) - Optional true/false state if the index is what it would be after a normalization.
Return value
  • Number - Index of the specified node.

parseStyle

parseStyle(cssText:String):Object

Parses the specified style value into an object collection. This parser will also merge and remove any redundant items that browsers might have added. It will also convert non-hex colors to hex values. Urls inside the styles will also be converted to absolute/relative based on settings.

Parameters
  • cssText (String) - Style value to parse, for example: border:1px solid red;.
Return value
  • Object - Object representation of that style, for example: {border: '1px solid red'}

remove

remove(node:String, keepChildren:Boolean):Element, Array

Removes/deletes the specified element(s) from the DOM.

Examples
// Removes all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.remove(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'));

// Removes an element by id in the document
tinymce.DOM.remove('mydiv');
Parameters
  • node (String) - ID of element or DOM element object or array containing multiple elements/ids.
  • keepChildren (Boolean) - Optional state to keep children or not. If set to true all children will be placed at the location of the removed element.
Return value
  • Element - HTML DOM element that got removed, or an array of removed elements if multiple input elements were passed in.
  • Array - HTML DOM element that got removed, or an array of removed elements if multiple input elements were passed in.

removeAllAttribs

removeAllAttribs(e:Element)

Removes all attributes from an element or elements.

Parameters
  • e (Element) - DOM element, element id string or array of elements/ids to remove attributes from.

removeClass

removeClass(elm:String, cls:String):String, Array

Removes a class from the specified element or elements.

Examples
// Removes a class from all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.removeClass(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), 'myclass');

// Removes a class from a specific element in the current page
tinymce.DOM.removeClass('mydiv', 'myclass');
Parameters
  • elm (String) - Element ID string or DOM element or array with elements or IDs.
  • cls (String) - Class name to remove from each element.
Return value
  • String - String of remaining class name(s), or an array of strings if multiple input elements were passed in.
  • Array - String of remaining class name(s), or an array of strings if multiple input elements were passed in.

rename

rename(elm:Element, name:String):Element

Renames the specified element and keeps its attributes and children.

Parameters
  • elm (Element) - Element to rename.
  • name (String) - Name of the new element.
Return value
  • Element - New element or the old element if it needed renaming.

replace

replace(newElm:Element, oldElm:Element, keepChildren:Boolean)

Replaces the specified element or elements with the new element specified. The new element will be cloned if multiple input elements are passed in.

Parameters
  • newElm (Element) - New element to replace old ones with.
  • oldElm (Element) - Element DOM node, element id or array of elements or ids to replace.
  • keepChildren (Boolean) - Optional keep children state, if set to true child nodes from the old object will be added to new ones.

run

run(elm:String, func:function, scope:Object):Object, Array

Executes the specified function on the element by id or dom element node or array of elements/id.

Parameters
  • elm (String) - ID or DOM element object or array with ids or elements.
  • func (function) - Function to execute for each item.
  • scope (Object) - Optional scope to execute the function in.
Return value
  • Object - Single object, or an array of objects if multiple input elements were passed in.
  • Array - Single object, or an array of objects if multiple input elements were passed in.

select

select(selector:String, scope:Object):Array

Selects specific elements by a CSS level 3 pattern. For example "div#a1 p.test". This function is optimized for the most common patterns needed in TinyMCE but it also performs well enough on more complex patterns.

Examples
// Adds a class to all paragraphs in the currently active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.addClass(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), 'someclass');

// Adds a class to all spans that have the test class in the currently active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.addClass(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('span.test'), 'someclass')
Parameters
  • selector (String) - CSS level 3 pattern to select/find elements by.
  • scope (Object) - Optional root element/scope element to search in.
Return value
  • Array - Array with all matched elements.

serializeStyle

serializeStyle(styles:Object, name:String):String

Serializes the specified style object into a string.

Parameters
  • styles (Object) - Object to serialize as string, for example: {border: '1px solid red'}
  • name (String) - Optional element name.
Return value
  • String - String representation of the style object, for example: border: 1px solid red.

setAttrib

setAttrib(elm:Element, name:String, value:String)

Sets the specified attribute of an element or elements.

Examples
// Sets class attribute on all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.setAttrib(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), 'class', 'myclass');

// Sets class attribute on a specific element in the current page
tinymce.dom.setAttrib('mydiv', 'class', 'myclass');
Parameters
  • elm (Element) - DOM element, element id string or array of elements/ids to set attribute on.
  • name (String) - Name of attribute to set.
  • value (String) - Value to set on the attribute - if this value is falsy like null, 0 or '' it will remove the attribute instead.

setAttribs

setAttribs(elm:Element, attrs:Object)

Sets two or more specified attributes of an element or elements.

Examples
// Sets class and title attributes on all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.setAttribs(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), {'class': 'myclass', title: 'some title'});

// Sets class and title attributes on a specific element in the current page
tinymce.DOM.setAttribs('mydiv', {'class': 'myclass', title: 'some title'});
Parameters
  • elm (Element) - DOM element, element id string or array of elements/ids to set attributes on.
  • attrs (Object) - Name/Value collection of attribute items to add to the element(s).

setHTML

setHTML(elm:Element, html:String)

Sets the specified HTML content inside the element or elements. The HTML will first be processed. This means URLs will get converted, hex color values fixed etc. Check processHTML for details.

Examples
// Sets the inner HTML of all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.setHTML(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), 'some inner html');

// Sets the inner HTML of an element by id in the document
tinymce.DOM.setHTML('mydiv', 'some inner html');
Parameters
  • elm (Element) - DOM element, element id string or array of elements/ids to set HTML inside of.
  • html (String) - HTML content to set as inner HTML of the element.

setOuterHTML

setOuterHTML(elm:Element, html:Object)

Sets the specified outer HTML on an element or elements.

Examples
// Sets the outer HTML of all paragraphs in the active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.setOuterHTML(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), '<div>some html</div>');

// Sets the outer HTML of an element by id in the document
tinymce.DOM.setOuterHTML('mydiv', '<div>some html</div>');
Parameters
  • elm (Element) - DOM element, element id string or array of elements/ids to set outer HTML on.
  • html (Object) - HTML code to set as outer value for the element.

setStyle

setStyle(elm:String, name:String, value:String)

Sets the CSS style value on a HTML element. The name can be a camelcase string or the CSS style name like background-color.

Examples
// Sets a style value on all paragraphs in the currently active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.setStyle(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), 'background-color', 'red');

// Sets a style value to an element by id in the current document
tinymce.DOM.setStyle('mydiv', 'background-color', 'red');
Parameters
  • elm (String) - HTML element/Array of elements to set CSS style value on.
  • name (String) - Name of the style value to set.
  • value (String) - Value to set on the style.

setStyles

setStyles(elm:Element, styles:Object)

Sets multiple styles on the specified element(s).

Examples
// Sets styles on all paragraphs in the currently active editor
tinymce.activeEditor.dom.setStyles(tinymce.activeEditor.dom.select('p'), {'background-color': 'red', 'color': 'green'});

// Sets styles to an element by id in the current document
tinymce.DOM.setStyles('mydiv', {'background-color': 'red', 'color': 'green'});
Parameters
  • elm (Element) - DOM element, element id string or array of elements/ids to set styles on.
  • styles (Object) - Name/Value collection of style items to add to the element(s).

show

show(elm:String)

Shows the specified element(s) by ID by setting the "display" style.

Parameters
  • elm (String) - ID of DOM element or DOM element or array with elements or IDs to show.

split

split(parentElm:Element, splitElm:Element, replacementElm:Element):Element

Splits an element into two new elements and places the specified split element or elements between the new ones. For example splitting the paragraph at the bold element in this example

abcabc123

would produce

abc

abc

123

.

Parameters
  • parentElm (Element) - Parent element to split.
  • splitElm (Element) - Element to split at.
  • replacementElm (Element) - Optional replacement element to replace the split element with.
Return value
  • Element - Returns the split element or the replacement element if that is specified.

toHex

toHex(rgbVal:String):String

Parses the specified RGB color value and returns a hex version of that color.

Parameters
  • rgbVal (String) - RGB string value like rgb(1,2,3)
Return value
  • String - Hex version of that RGB value like #FF00FF.

toggleClass

toggleClass(elm:Element, cls:[type], state:[type])

Toggles the specified class on/off.

Parameters
  • elm (Element) - Element to toggle class on.
  • cls ([type]) - Class to toggle on/off.
  • state ([type]) - Optional state to set.

unbind

unbind(target:Element, name:String, func:function):bool, Array

Removes the specified event handler by name and function from an element or collection of elements.

Parameters
  • target (Element) - Target element to unbind events on.
  • name (String) - Event handler name, for example: "click"
  • func (function) - Function to remove.
Return value
  • bool - Bool state of true if the handler was removed, or an array of states if multiple input elements were passed in.
  • Array - Bool state of true if the handler was removed, or an array of states if multiple input elements were passed in.

uniqueId

uniqueId(prefix:String):String

Returns a unique id. This can be useful when generating elements on the fly. This method will not check if the element already exists.

Parameters
  • prefix (String) - Optional prefix to add in front of all ids - defaults to "mce_".
Return value
  • String - Unique id.

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