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JavaScript oncopy Event

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JavaScript oncopy Event

The oncopy event occurs when the user copies the content of an element.

oncopy Event as Attribute

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <input type="text" oncopy="myFunction()" value="Try to copy this text"> <p id="point"></p> <script> function myFunction(x){ document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = "You copied text!"; } </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

As Attribute

<element oncopy = "JavaScript">

As Property

object.oncopy = function(){ // code };

Using Event Listener

object.addEventListener("copy" , myScript);

Browser Support

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oncopy Event as Property

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <input type="text" value="Try to copy this text"> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementsByTagName("input")[0]; function myFunction(x){ document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = "You copied text!"; } x.oncopy = myFunction; </script> </body> </html>

Using addEventListener() Method

Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and below.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <input type="text" value="Try to copy this text"> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementsByTagName("input")[0]; function myFunction(x){ document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = "You copied text!"; } x.addEventListener("copy", myFunction); </script> </body> </html>

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