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Object: CSSCharsetRule

Availability

BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.6 or later

Extends

CSSRule

The CSSCharsetRule object represents an @charset rule in a CSS style sheet. The @charset rule holds an encoding definition.

The value of the encoding property does not affect the encoding of text data in the DOM objects; this encoding is always UTF-16. After a style sheet is loaded, the value of the encoding property is the value found in the @charset rule. If there was no @charset in the original document, then no CSSCharsetRule object is created. The value of the encoding property may also be used as a hint for the encoding used on serialization of the style sheet.

The value of the @charset rule (and therefore of the CSSCharsetRule object) may not correspond to the encoding the document actually came in; character encoding information, for example, in an HTTP header, has priority but this is not reflected in the CSSCharsetRule.

CSSCharsetRule properties

Property name

Type

Description

Status

Support level

Availability

encoding

DOMString

Specifies the encoding used in this @charset rule.

writable

DOM 2 Style

4.6 or later

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