CloneNode

CloneNode()

The cloneNode() method of the Node interface returns a duplicate of the node on which this method was called. Its parameter controls if the subtree contained in a node is also cloned or not.

Cloning a node copies all of its attributes and their values, including intrinsic (inline) listeners. It does not copy event listeners added using addEventListener() or those assigned to element properties (e.g., node.onclick = someFunction). Additionally, for a <canvas> element, the painted image is not copied.

public Node CloneNode()

Return Value

The new Node cloned. The cloned node has no parent and is not part of the document, until it is added to another node that is part of the document, using Node.appendChild() or a similar method.

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CloneNode(bool)

The cloneNode() method of the Node interface returns a duplicate of the node on which this method was called. Its parameter controls if the subtree contained in a node is also cloned or not.

Cloning a node copies all of its attributes and their values, including intrinsic (inline) listeners. It does not copy event listeners added using addEventListener() or those assigned to element properties (e.g., node.onclick = someFunction). Additionally, for a <canvas> element, the painted image is not copied.

public Node CloneNode(bool deep)
Parameter Type Description
deep Boolean If true, then the node and its whole subtree, including text that may be in child Text nodes, is also copied.

Return Value

The new Node cloned. The cloned node has no parent and is not part of the document, until it is added to another node that is part of the document, using Node.appendChild() or a similar method.

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