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
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public void close()
Closes a document stream opened by
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
public HTMLCollection getApplets()
A collection of all the
OBJECT elements that includeapplets
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 outermost
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.
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
public NodeList getElementsByName(String elementName)
Returns the (possibly empty) collection of elements whose
value is given by
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
public HTMLCollection getLinks()
A collection of all
AREA elements andanchor (
elements in a documentwith a value for the
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
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
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 by
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.