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public interface: HTMLDocument [javadoc | source]

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An HTMLDocument is the root of the HTML hierarchy andholds the entire content. Beside providing access to the hierarchy, italso provides some convenience methods for accessing certain sets ofinformation from the document.

The following properties have been deprecated in favor of the corresponding ones for the BODY element:alinkColorbackgroundbgColorfgColor linkColorvlinkColor
Method from org.w3c.dom.html.HTMLDocument Summary:
close,   getAnchors,   getApplets,   getBody,   getCookie,   getDomain,   getElementById,   getElementsByName,   getForms,   getImages,   getLinks,   getReferrer,   getTitle,   getURL,   open,   setBody,   setCookie,   setTitle,   write,   writeln
Method from org.w3c.dom.html.HTMLDocument Detail:
 public  void close()
    Closes a document stream opened by open()and forces rendering.
 public HTMLCollection getAnchors()
    A collection of all the anchor (A) elements in a document with a value for the name attribute.Note. For reasons of backwardscompatibility, the returned set of anchors only contains those anchors created with the name attribute, not those created with the id attribute.
 public HTMLCollection getApplets()
    A collection of all the OBJECT elements that includeapplets and APPLET (deprecated) elements ina document.
 public HTMLElement getBody()
    The element that contains the content for the document. In documentswith BODY contents, returns the BODYelement, and in frameset documents, this returns the outermostFRAMESET element.
 public String getCookie()
    The cookies associated with this document. If there are none, thevalue is an empty string. Otherwise, the value is a string: asemicolon-delimited list of "name, value" pairs for all the cookiesassociated with the page. For example, name=value;expires=date.
 public String getDomain()
    The domain name of the server that served the document, or a nullstring if the server cannot be identified by a domain name.
 public Element getElementById(String elementId)
    Returns the Element whose id is given by elementId. If no such element exists, returns null. Behavior is not defined if more than one element has this id.
 public NodeList getElementsByName(String elementName)
    Returns the (possibly empty) collection of elements whosename value is given by elementName.
 public HTMLCollection getForms()
    A collection of all the forms of a document.
 public HTMLCollection getImages()
    A collection of all the IMG elements in a document.The behavior is limited to IMG elements forbackwards compatibility.
 public HTMLCollection getLinks()
    A collection of all AREA elements andanchor (A) elements in a documentwith a value for the href attribute.
 public String getReferrer()
    Returns the URI of the page that linked to this page. The value isan empty string if the user navigated to the page directly (notthrough a link, but, for example, via a bookmark).
 public String getTitle()
    The title of a document as specified by the TITLEelement in the head of the document.
 public String getURL()
    The complete URI of the document.
 public  void open()
    Note.This method and the ones following allow a user to add to or replace the structuremodel of a document using strings of unparsed HTML. At the time of writing alternate methods for providing similar functionality for both HTML and XML documents were being considered. The following methodsmay be deprecated at some point in the future in favor of a more general-purpose mechanism.
    Open a document stream for writing. If a document exists in the target, this method clears it.
 public  void setBody(HTMLElement body)
 public  void setCookie(String cookie)
 public  void setTitle(String title)
 public  void write(String text)
    Write a string of text to a document stream opened byopen(). The text is parsed into the document's structuremodel.
 public  void writeln(String text)
    Write a string of text followed by a newline character to a document stream opened by open(). The text is parsed into the document's structure model.