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onbeforecopy event

Fires on the source object before the selection is copied to the system clipboard.

Syntax

HTML Attribute <element onbeforecopy = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onbeforecopy = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onbeforecopy", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("beforecopy", handler, useCapture)

Event information

SynchronousNo
BubblesYes
CancelableYes

Event handler parameters

pEvtObj [in]

Type: IHTMLEventObj

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

The HTMLStyleElementEvents::onbeforecopy event fires on the source element. Use the IHTMLDataTransfer::setData method to specify a data format for the selection.

None.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Right-click to display the shortcut menu and select Copy.
  • Or press CTRL+C.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also

Reference
HTMLStyleElementEvents::onbeforecut
HTMLStyleElementEvents::onbeforepaste
oncopy
HTMLStyleElementEvents::oncut
HTMLStyleElementEvents::onpaste
IHTMLDataTransfer::setData
Conceptual
About DHTML Data Transfer

 

 

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