Clipboard.writeText()

The Clipboard interface's writeText() property writes the specified text string to the system clipboard. Text may be read back using either read() or readText().

The "clipboard-write" permission of the Permissions API, is granted automatically to pages when they are in the active tab.

Syntax

writeText(newClipText)

Parameters

newClipText

The string to be written to the clipboard.

Return value

A Promise which is resolved once the clipboard's contents have been updated. The promise is rejected if the caller does not have permission to write to the clipboard.

Examples

This example sets the clipboard's contents to the string "<empty clipboard>".

navigator.clipboard.writeText("<empty clipboard>").then(function() {
  /* clipboard successfully set */
}, function() {
  /* clipboard write failed */
});

Specifications

Specification
Clipboard API and events
# dom-clipboard-writetext

Browser compatibility

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See also