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Implements the document object model (DOM) representation of the font element. The HTML Font Element <font> defines the font size, font face and color of text.


Inheritance Hierarchy for DOM :: HTMLFontElement:
     + --- Element
                   + --- HTMLElement
                                       + --- HTMLFontElement

Type: Object

Reference to the constructor of the interface object.

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      No specific method; inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.

Method Summary
string getColor( )                     
string getFace( )
string getSize( )
void setColor(  const DOMString & )
void setColor(  const DOMString & )
void setColor(  const DOMString & )



The <font> tag is not supported in HTML5.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support ? 22.0 (22.0) ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 22.0 (22.0) ? ? ?


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