GlobalEventHandlers.ondblclick

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Summary

The ondblclick property returns the onDblClick event handler code on the current element.

Syntax

element.ondblclick = function;
  • function is the name of a user-defined function, without the () suffix or any parameters, or an anonymous function declaration, such as
element.ondblclick = function() { alert("ondblclick event detected!"); };

Example

<html>

<head>
<title>ondblclick event example</title>

<script type="text/javascript">

function initElement()
 {
 var p = document.getElementById("foo");
 // NOTE: showAlert(); or showAlert(param); will NOT work here.
 // Must be a reference to a function name, not a function call.
 p.ondblclick = showAlert;
 };

function showAlert()
 {
 alert("ondblclick Event detected!")
 }
</script>

<style type="text/css">
<!--
#foo {
border: solid blue 2px;
}
-->
</style>
</head>

<body onload="initElement()">
<span id="foo">My Event Element</span>
<p>double-click on the above element.</p>
</body>
</html>

Notes

The dblclick event is raised when the user double clicks an element.

Specification

DOM Level 0. Not part of specification.

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