substringData method

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

Extracts a range of characters from the object.

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


BSTR retVal = object.substringData(offset, Count);

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 extract.


substringData was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

If the sum of the offset and Count parameters exceeds the number of characters in the object, then an error is returned.



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