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    This is an experimental technology
    Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

    The ClipboardEvent() constructor returns a newly created ClipboardEvent, representing an event events providing information related to modification of the clipboard, that is cut, copy, and paste events.


    clipboardEvent = new ClipboardEvent(type, {dataType: aMimeType, 
                                               data    : someData});


    The ClipboardEvent() constructor also inherits arguments from Event().

    Is a DOMString representing the name of the type of the ClipboardEvent. It is case-sensitive and can be: 'copy', 'cut', or 'paste'.
    Is a DOMString containing the MIME-type of the data contained in the data argument.
    Is a DOMString containing the data concerned by the clipboard event.


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

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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    Contributors to this page: tregagnon, teoli
    Last updated by: tregagnon,