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paste

The paste event is fired when a selection has been pasted from the clipboard to the document.

General info

Specification
Clipboard
Interface
ClipboardEvent
Bubbles
Yes
Cancelable
Yes
Target
DefaultView, Document, Element
Default Action
None

Properties

Property Type Description
target Read only EventTarget The event target (the topmost target in the DOM tree).
type Read only DOMString The type of event.
bubbles Read only boolean Does the event normally bubble?
cancelable Read only boolean Is it possible to cancel the event?
clipboardData Read only DataTransfer The contents of the clipboard. Not only text, but also files and images.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) ? ? (Yes)
clipboardData (Yes) 22 (22) Not supported ? (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?
clipboardData ? ? ? ? ?

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