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Version: 22.13.0

ElementHandle.toElement() method

Converts the current handle to the given element type.

Signature:

class ElementHandle {
toElement<K extends keyof HTMLElementTagNameMap | keyof SVGElementTagNameMap>(
tagName: K
): Promise<HandleFor<ElementFor<K>>>;
}

Parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

tagName

K

The tag name of the desired element type.

Returns:

Promise<HandleFor<ElementFor<K>>>

Exceptions

An error if the handle does not match. The handle will not be automatically disposed.

Example

const element: ElementHandle<Element> = await page.$('.class-name-of-anchor');
// DO NOT DISPOSE `element`, this will be always be the same handle.
const anchor: ElementHandle<HTMLAnchorElement> = await element.toElement('a');