This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The ClipboardEvent interface represents events providing information related to modification of the clipboard, that is cut, copy, and paste events.

Constructor

ClipboardEvent()
Creates a ClipboardEvent event with the given parameters.

Properties

Also inherits properties from its parent Event.

ClipboardEvent.clipboardData Read only
Is a DataTransfer object containing the data affected by the user-initiated cut, copy, or paste operation, along with its MIME type.

Methods

No specific methods; inherits methods from its parent Event.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Clipboard API and events
The definition of 'ClipboardEvent' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support 4Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
ClipboardEvent() constructor
Experimental
Chrome Full support 58Edge ? Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support 45Safari ? WebView Android Full support 58Chrome Android Full support 58Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support 45Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
clipboardData
Experimental
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 22IE Full support 5Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 22Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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Full support  
Full support
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Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

See also

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Contributors to this page: fscholz, jpmedley, erikadoyle, Sheppy, bantic, teoli
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