The DataTransferItemList object is a list of DataTransferItem objects representing items being dragged. During a drag operation, each DragEvent has a dataTransfer property and that property is a DataTransferItemList.

This interface has no constructor.


DataTransferItemList.length Read only
An unsigned long that is the number of drag items in the list.


Adds an item (either a File object or a string) to the drag item list and returns a DataTransferItem object for the new item.
Removes the drag item from the list at the given index.
Removes all of the drag items from the list.
Getter that returns a DataTransferItem at the given index.


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Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'DataTransferItemList' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML 5.1
The definition of 'DataTransferItemList' in that specification.
Recommendation Not included in W3C HTML5 Recommendation

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 4 (Yes) 50 (50) No support 12 11.1
Feature Android Android Webview Chrome for Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support No support ? 50.0 (50) No support No support No support No support

[1]Partial support refers to not supporting .setDragImage []

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