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

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
Input Events Level 2
The definition of 'inputType' in that specification.
Working Draft 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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