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cut

This page needs to be updated to match the currently specified behaviour. In the meantime please refer to the specification: https://www.w3.org/TR/clipboard-apis/#the-cut-action

The cut event is fired when a selection has been removed from the document and added to the clipboard.

General info

Specification
Clipboard
Interface
ClipboardEvent
Bubbles
Yes
Cancelable
Yes
Target
DefaultView, Document, Element
Default Action
None

Properties

Property Type Description
target Read only EventTarget The event target (the topmost target in the DOM tree).
type Read only DOMString The type of event.
bubbles Read only Boolean Whether the event normally bubbles or not
cancelable Read only Boolean Whether the event is cancellable or not?
clipboardData Read only DataTransfer The contents of the clipboard. Not only text, but also files and images.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ?
clipboardData (Yes) (Yes) 22 (22) No support ? ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ?
clipboardData ? (Yes) 22.0 (22) ? ? ?

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Events/cut