This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The inputType read-only property of the InputEvent interface returns the type of change for editible content such as, for example, inserting, deleting, or formatting text.


var aString = inputType.inputType


A DOMString.


// TBD


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'inputType' in that specification.
Unknown Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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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