setAttribute method

Sets the value of the specified attribute.

Syntax

HRESULT retVal = object.setAttribute(strAttributeName, AttributeValue);

Parameters

  • strAttributeName [in]
    Type: BSTR

    BSTR that specifies the name of the attribute.

  • AttributeValue [in]
    Type: VARIANT

    Variant that specifies the string, number, or Boolean to assign to the attribute.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

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

Remarks

If the specified attribute is not already present, the IHTMLElement5::setAttribute method adds the attribute to the object and sets the value.

See also

a

abbr

acronym

address

applet

area

article

aside

b

base

baseFont

bdo

bgSound

big

blockQuote

body

br

button

caption

center

cite

code

col

colGroup

comment

custom

dd

del

dfn

dir

div

dl

dt

em

embed

fieldSet

figcaption

figure

font

footer

form

frame

frameSet

head

header

hgroup

hn

hr

html

i

iframe

img

input type=button

input type=checkbox

input type=email

input type=file

input type=hidden

input type=image

input type=number

input type=password

input type=radio

input type=range

input type=reset

input type=search

input type=submit

input type=tel

input type=text

input type=url

ins

isIndex

kbd

label

legend

li

link

listing

map

mark

marquee

menu

nav

nextID

noBR

noFrames

noScript

object

ol

option

p

plainText

pre

q

rt

ruby

s

samp

script

section

select

small

span

strike

strong

style

sub

sup

table

tBody

td

textArea

tFoot

th

tHead

title

tr

tt

u

ul

var

wbr

xml

xmp

Reference

IHTMLElement5::getAttribute

IHTMLElement5::hasAttribute

Conceptual

Attribute Differences in Internet Explorer 8