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contextMenus.onClicked

Fired when a context menu item is clicked.

Syntax

chrome.contextMenus.onClicked.addListener(function(
  info, // OnClickData
  tab   // optional tabs.Tab object
) {...})
chrome.contextMenus.onClicked.removeListener(listener)
chrome.contextMenus.onClicked.hasListener(listener)

This API is also available as browser.contextMenus.onClicked.*.

Events have three functions:

addListener(callback)
Adds a listener to this event.
removeListener(listener)
Stop listening to this event. The listener argument is the listener to remove.
hasListener(listener)
Check whether listener is registered for this event. Returns true if it is listening, false otherwise.

addListener syntax

Parameters

callback

Function that will be called when this event occurs. The function will be passed the following arguments:

info
contextMenus.OnClickData. Information about the item clicked and the context where the click happened.
tab
tabs.Tab. The details of the tab where the click took place. If the click did not take place in a tab, this parameter will be missing.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes Yes 48.0 No 33

Examples

This example listens for clicks on a context menu item, then log the item's ID and the tab ID:

chrome.contextMenus.create({
  id: "click-me",
  title: "Click me!",
  contexts: ["all"]
});

chrome.contextMenus.onClicked.addListener((info, tab) => {
  console.log("Item " + info.menuItemId + " clicked " +
              "in tab " + tab.id);
});

Example add-ons

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.contextMenus API. This documentation is derived from context_menus.json in the Chromium code.

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: Makyen, wbamberg
 Last updated by: Makyen,