onselect event

Fires when the current selection changes.

Syntax

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

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable Yes

Event handler parameters

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

Standards information

Remarks

Moves the selection to a given character and highlights that selection.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Move the mouse from character to character during a drag selection.
  • Press the SHIFT key while moving the cursor over text.

See also

Reference

HTMLInputTextElementEvents::onselectstart

IHTMLInputElement::select