Name

Layer

Synopsis

document.layers[i]
document.layers[layer-name]
document.layer-name
                  

Constructor

new Layer(width, parent_layer)

Description

The Layer object is supported only in Netscape 4 and was discontinued in Netscape 6. It is entirely nonstandard, but is documented here because it provides the only way to work with dynamically positioned objects in Netscape 4. Any HTML element with a CSS position attribute of absolute is represented by a Layer object in JavaScript. You can also create layers with the nonstandard <layer> tag, or with the Layer( ) constructor.

Properties

above

The layer above this one, if any. Read-only.

background

The background image of the layer.

below

The layer below this one, if any. Read-only.

bgColor

The background color of the layer.

clip.bottom

The Y-coordinate of the bottom edge of the layer’s clipping area, relative to top.

clip.height

The height of the layer’s clipping area. Setting this property also sets the value of clip.bottom.

clip.left

The X-coordinate of the left edge of the layer’s clipping area, relative to left.

clip.right

The X-coordinate of the right edge of the layer’s clipping area, relative to left.

clip.top

The Y-coordinate of the top edge of the layer’s clipping area, relative to top.

clip.width

The width of the layer’s clipping area. Setting this property also sets the value of clip.right.

document

A read-only reference to the Document object contained within the layer.

hidden

Specifies whether a layer is hidden or visible. ...

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