onafterprint event

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Fires on the object immediately after its associated document prints or previews for printing.


HTML Attribute <element onafterprint = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onafterprint = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onafterprint", handler)

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


This event is usually used with the onbeforeprint event. Use the onbeforeprint event to make changes to the document just before it prints or previews for printing. Use the onafterprint event to undo those changes, reverting the document back to its pre-print or pre-preview state.


To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Choose Print or Print Preview from the File menu.
  • Press CTRL+P.
  • Right-click anywhere on a document, and choose Print.
  • Right-click a link on a document, and choose Print.
  • From Windows Explorer, select an .htm file, and then choose Print from the File menu.
  • From Windows Explorer, right-click an .htm file, and then choose Print.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also






Build date: 1/23/2012