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This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The Clipboard interface of the the Clipboard API provides an interface for reading and writing text and data to or from the system clipboard.


Reads data such as images from the clipboard.
Reads text from the system clipboard.
Writes data such as images to the system clipboard.
Writes text to the system clipboard.


Specification Status Comment
Clipboard API and events
The definition of 'Clipboard' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support ? ? No support ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support ? ? ? No support ?

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