Element: show event

Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Non-standard: This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

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

This event is not cancelable and does not bubble.

Syntax

Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener('show', (event) => {});

onshow = (event) => { };

Event type

A generic Event.

Examples

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

<script>
  document.getElementById("test").addEventListener(
    "show",
    (e) => {
      alert("the context menu will be displayed");
    },
    false
  );
</script>

Specifications

This event is not on any standards track.

Browser compatibility

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