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HTML DOM Paragraph Object


Paragraph Object

The Paragraph object represents an HTML <p> element.

Access a Paragraph Object

You can access a <p> element by using getElementById():

Example

var x = document.getElementById("myP");
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Create a Paragraph Object

You can create a <p> element by using the document.createElement() method:

Example

var x = document.createElement("P");
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Paragraph Object Properties

Property Description
align Not supported in HTML5. Use style.textAlign instead.
Sets or returns the value of the align attribute of the paragraph

Standard Properties and Events

The Paragraph object also supports the standard properties and events.


Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML Paragraphs

HTML reference: HTML <p> tag