onbeforecopy event

Fires on the source object before the selection is copied to the system clipboard.

Syntax

HTML Attribute <element onbeforecopy = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onbeforecopy = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onbeforecopy", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("beforecopy", handler, useCapture)

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes

Event handler parameters

  • pEvtObj [in]
    Type: [IHTMLEventObj](aa703876(v=vs.85).md)

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

The HTMLTableEvents2::onbeforecopy event fires on the source element. Use the IHTMLDataTransfer::setData method to specify a data format for the selection.

None.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Right-click to display the shortcut menu and select Copy.
  • Or press CTRL+C.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also

Reference

HTMLTableEvents2::onbeforecut

HTMLTableEvents2::onbeforepaste

oncopy

HTMLTableEvents2::oncut

HTMLTableEvents2::onpaste

IHTMLDataTransfer::setData

Conceptual

About DHTML Data Transfer