Prototype - relativize() Method


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This method turns element into a relatively-positioned element without changing its position in the page layout.

Syntax

element.relativize();

Return Value

Returns an HTML element.

Example

<html>
   <head>
      <title>Prototype examples</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" src = "/javascript/prototype.js"></script>
      
      <script>
         function changetoRel() {
            node = $("firstDiv");
            node.style.fontSize = '20px';
            
            // node.style.position = 'relative';
            node.relativize();
            node.style.border = '1px dashed #f00';
            node.style.left = '100px';
         }
      </script>
   </head>

   <body>
      <div id = "firstDiv" style = "position:absolute;top:100px;">
         <p>This is first paragraph</p> 
      </div>
      <br />
      <input type = "button" value = "Make Relative" onclick = "changetoRel();"/>
   </body>
</html>

Output


prototype_element_object.htm

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