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InputEvent.data

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The data read-only property of the InputEvent interface returns a DOMString with the inserted characters. This may be an empty string if the change doesn't insert text (such as when deleting characters, for example).

Syntax

var aString = inputEvent.data

Value

A DOMString.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Input Events Level 2
The definition of 'data' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 60 ? ? 47 ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 60 60 ? ? ? 47 ?

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