In a case where document already has text selection and Selection.addRange() is called, Blink merges the Range and the existing text selection into one if they have overlap, and does nothing otherwise. We'll change it so that Blink always ignore the Range. It matches to Edge.


Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 58
  • Chrome for Android release 58
  • Android WebView release 58

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No signal
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • No signals


Last updated on 2020-11-09