ondblclick event

Fires when the user double-clicks the object.

Note Starting with Internet Explorer 11, this event fires a MSPointerEvent object instead of a MouseEvent. You can use the MouseEvent.pointerType property to determine the type of contact that the click originated from (touch, mouse, or pen).


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

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes

Event handler parameters

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

Standards information


The order of events leading to the HTMLLinkElementEvents2::ondblclick event is HTMLLinkElementEvents2::onmousedown, HTMLLinkElementEvents2::onmouseup, HTMLLinkElementEvents2::onclick, HTMLLinkElementEvents2::onmouseup, and then HTMLLinkElementEvents2::ondblclick. Actions associated with any of these events are executed when the HTMLLinkElementEvents2::ondblclick event fires.

Initiates any action that is associated with the event.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Click the left mouse button twice in rapid succession over an object. The user's double-click must occur within the time limit specified by the user's system.