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An event handler for the input event on the window. The input event is raised when an <input> element value changes. 

This event bubbles. If supported on the window, it is supported on <input> elements as well.



window.addEventListener('input', function (e) {
 console.log("input event detected! coming from this element:", e.target);
}, false);


<input placeholder="type here and see console.">


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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 2 9 10 (Yes)
Feature Android Android Webview Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? (Yes) (Yes)

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