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HTML onbeforeprint Event Attribute

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Example

Execute a JavaScript when a page is about to be printed:

<body onbeforeprint="myFunction()">

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Definition and Usage

The onbeforeprint attribute fires when a page is about to be printed (before the print dialogue box appears).

Tip: The onbeforeprint attribute is often used together with the onafterprint attribute.


Browser Support

Event Attribute
onbeforeprint Not supported Yes Yes Not supported Not supported


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The onbeforeprint attribute is new in HTML5.


Syntax

<element onbeforeprint="script">

Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onbeforeprint

Technical Details

Supported HTML tags: <body>


Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: onbeforeprint event


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