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

The ClipboardEvent.clipboardData property holds a DataTransfer object, which can be used:

See the cut, copy, and paste events documentation for more information.


data = ClipboardEvent.clipboardData


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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 22 (22) 5.0 (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) 22.0 (22) 5.0 (Yes) (Yes)

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