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HTML onbeforeprint Attribute

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.

Applies to

The onbeforeprint attribute is part of the Event Attributes, and can be used on the following element:

Elements Event
<body> onbeforeprint


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

<body onbeforeprint="myFunction()">
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Browser Support

Event Attribute
onbeforeprint 63 Yes Yes Not supported Not supported