Element: show event

The show event is fired when a contextmenu event was fired on/bubbled to an element that has a contextmenu attribute.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Event handler property onshow


<div contextmenu="test"></div>
<menu type="context" id="test">
  <menuitem label="alert" onclick="alert('the alert label has been clicked')" />

  document.getElementById("test").addEventListener("show", function(e){
    alert("the context menu will be displayed");
  }, false);

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