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ondblclick Event

Event Object Reference Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when a <p> element is double-clicked:

<p ondblclick="myFunction()">Double-click me</p>

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Definition and Usage

The ondblclick event occurs when the user double-clicks on an element.


Browser Support

Event
ondblclick Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

In HTML:

<element ondblclick="myScript">Try it

In JavaScript:

object.ondblclick=function(){myScript};Try it

In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("dblclick", myScript);Try it

Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.


Technical Details

Bubbles: Yes
Cancelable: Yes
Event type: MouseEvent
Supported HTML tags: All HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>.
DOM Version: Level 2 Events

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: onclick event

HTML DOM reference: onmousedown event

HTML DOM reference: onmouseup event


Event Object Reference Event Object