get or set the selection range, or cursor position, for contenteditable
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Latest commit cfd7bde Feb 23, 2016 @bmcmahen bmcmahen Merge pull request #9 from wesleytodd/return-nodes
Fixes #6 - added selection nodes with getting a selection

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selection-range

Get or set the selection range, or cursor position. Useful for saving and restoring selections when your are programatically changing the dom.

Installation

$ component install bmcmahen/selection-range
$ npm install selection-range

Usage

var select = require('selection-range');
select(el, { start: 5, end: 25 }); // select range of el from 5 - 25
select(el, { start: 5 }); // set the cursor at 5
var pos = select(el); // get range of selection
// pos.start = start index
// pos.end = end index
// pos.atStart = boolean. true if cursor should appear at start of el
// pos = undefined if no cursor
select(el, pos);

Tests

npm install component-test -g
component test browser

License

MIT