replaceData method

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Replaces a specified range of characters in the object with a new character string.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification, Section 1.4


HRESULT retVal = object.replaceData(offset, Count, bstrstring);

Standards information


  • offset [in]
    Type: long

    long that specifies the offset from which to start.

  • Count [in]
    Type: long

    long that specifies the number of characters to replace.

  • bstrstring [in]
    Type: BSTR

    BSTR that specifies the new character string.

Return value


If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.


If the sum of the offset and Count parameters exceeds the number of characters in the object, then all the characters to the end of the data are replaced.

replaceData was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6



Build date: 1/26/2012