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() { console.log("ondblclick event detected!"); };

Example

<html>

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

<script type="text/javascript">

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

function log()
{
  console.log("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.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'ondblclick' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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