onpaste event | paste event
Occurs before the contents of the clipboard are pasted into the document.
In Internet Explorer, the onpaste event occurs on the deepest element in the DOM hierarchy that contains the entire selection or the caret. In Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari, the onpaste event occurs on the deepest element in the DOM hierarchy that contains the start point of the selection or the caret.
If the onpaste event is canceled, no content is inserted into the document.
How to register:
|object.onpaste = handler;|
|object.addEventListener ("paste", handler, useCapture);|
|object.attachEvent ("onpaste", handler);|
You can find the related objects in the Supported by objects section below.
The event object is accessible to all event handlers in all browsers. The properties of the event object contain additional information about the current event. To get further details about these properties and the possible event handler registration methods, please see the page for the event object.
Actions that invoke the onpaste event:
- Pressing CTRL + V.
- Selecting the Paste command from the Edit menu.
- Opening the context menu (right mouse button) and selecting the Paste command.
Events related to the clipboard
Example HTML code 1:
This example illustrates the use of the onpaste event:
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