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onselect Event

Event Object Reference Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when some text has been selected:

<input type="text" onselect="myFunction()">

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Definition and Usage

The onselect event occurs after some text has been selected in an element.

Syntax

In HTML:

<element onselect="SomeJavaScriptCode">

In JavaScript:

object.onselect=function(){SomeJavaScriptCode}

Parameter Description
SomeJavaScriptCode Required. Specifies a JavaScript to be executed when the event occurs


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The onselect event is supported in all major browsers.


onselect In HTML

The onselect attribute can be used with: <input type="file">, <input type="password">, <input type="text">, <keygen>, and <textarea>.


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