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

The dataTransfer read-only property of the InputEvent interface returns a DataTransfer object containing information about richtext or plaintext data being added to or removed from editible content.


var dataTransfer = inputEvent.dataTransfer


A DataTransfer object.


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

Browser Compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Chrome Full support 60Edge ? Firefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 47Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 60Chrome Android Full support 60Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 47Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?


Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

Document Tags and Contributors

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