queryCommandEnabled Method

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Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether a specified command can be successfully executed using execCommand, given the current state of the document.


bEnabled = object.queryCommandEnabled(sCmdID)


sCmdID Required. String that specifies a command identifier.

Return Value

Boolean that returns one of the following possible values:

trueThe command is enabled.
falseThe command is disabled.


Using queryCommandEnabled ("delete") on a TextRange object returns true, while queryCommandEnabled ("delete") on a document object returns false. However, execCommand ("delete") can still be used to delete the selected text.

Standards Information

There is no public standard that applies to this method.

Applies To

document, controlRange, TextRange

See Also

execCommand, queryCommandIndeterm, queryCommandState, queryCommandSupported, queryCommandValue