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The ::selection pseudo-element is the UI element fragments pseudo-element. It is used to select any part of the page that the user has highlighted, including text within an editable text field. This pseudo-element supports the color and background-color properties.
It was proposed as part of CSS3 Selectors, but was removed due to concerns of undefined behaviors (e.g. for nested elements).
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|Selectors Level 3||Abandonned in 2009|
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