Element.isContentEditable (Property)

Returns a Boolean value indicating whether the content of the element can be altered.


JScript - 5.5
Internet Explorer - 5.5
Property/method value type:Boolean primitive
JavaScript syntax:IEmyElement.isContentEditable

It is necessary to have this property because the Element.contentEditable property may have the value "inherited" assigned to it. To determine whether the content was in fact editable would require you to walk up the document hierarchy to a parent node whose contentEditable property was set explicitly.

Property attributes: