Clipboard.readText()

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

The readText() property of the Clipboard interface reads text from the system clipboard.

Syntax

var promise = Clipboard.readText()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that resolves with a DOMString.

Example

// TBD

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Clipboard API and events
The definition of 'readText()' 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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