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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The read() property of the Clipboard interface reads data such as images from the clipboard.


var promise =



Return value

A Promise that resolves with a DataTransfer object.


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

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No ? No ? No ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No ? No No ? ?

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