previousSibling Property
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previousSibling Property

Retrieves a reference to the previous child of the parent for the object.

What's New for Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6

This property now applies to the attribute object.

Syntax

HTML Scripting
N/A
[ oElement = ] object.previousSibling

Possible Values

oElement Object that receives a reference to the previous sibling of an object.

The property is read-only. The property has no default value.

Example

This example uses the previousSibling property to obtain the previous sibling of a list item.

<SCRIPT>
// returns the list item labeled 'List Item 1'
var oSibling = oList.childNodes(1). previousSibling ;
</SCRIPT>
<BODY>
<UL ID = oList> <LI>List Item 1 <LI>List Item 2 <LI>List Item 3 </UL>
</BODY>

Standards Information

This property is defined in World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 .

Applies To

Platform Version
Win16: 5
Win32: 5
Unix: 5
Mac: 5
Windows CE: 5.5
 
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