THE WORLD'S LARGEST WEB DEVELOPER SITE

HTML onselect Event Attribute

❮ HTML Event Attributes

Example

Execute a JavaScript after some text has been selected in an <input> element:

<input type="text" onselect="myFunction()" value="Hello world!">
Try it Yourself »

Definition and Usage

The onselect attribute fires after some text has been selected in an element.


Browser Support

Event Attribute
onselect Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

<element onselect="script">

Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onselect

Technical Details

Supported HTML tags: <input type="file">, <input type="password">, <input type="text">, and <textarea>

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: onselect event


❮ HTML Event Attributes