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onselect event

Fires when the current selection changes.

HTML 4.01 Specification, Section 18.2.3

Syntax

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

Event information

SynchronousNo
BubblesNo
CancelableYes

Event handler parameters

pEvtObj [in]

Type: IHTMLEventObj

Standards information

Remarks

Moves the selection to a given character and highlights that selection.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Move the mouse from character to character during a drag selection.
  • Press the SHIFT key while moving the cursor over text.

See also

Reference
HTMLOptionButtonElementEvents::onselectstart
IHTMLInputElement::select

 

 

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