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    The show event is fired when a contextmenu event was fired on/bubbled to an element that has a contextmenu attribute.

    General info

    Specification
    HTML5
    Interface
    Event
    Bubbles
    No
    Cancelable
    No
    Target
    Element
    Default Action
    Show a context menu built from the related menu element.

    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?

    Example

    <div contextmenu="test"></div>
    <menu type="context" id="test">
        <menuitem label="alert" onclick="alert('the alert label has been clicked')" />
    </menu>
    
    <script>
      document.getElementById("test").addEventListener("show", function(e){
        alert("the context menu will be displayed");
      }, false);
    </script>
    

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    Contributors to this page: Sheppy, ethertank, louisremi, teoli
    Last updated by: teoli,