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Window: beforeprint event

The beforeprint event is fired when the associated document is about to be printed or previewed for printing.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Event handler property onbeforeprint

Examples

Using addEventListener():

window.addEventListener('beforeprint', (event) => {
  console.log('Before print');
});

Using the onbeforeprint event handler property:

window.onbeforeprint = (event) => {
  console.log('Before print');
};

Specifications

Specification Status
HTML Living Standard Living Standard

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
beforeprint eventChrome Full support 63Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 6IE Full support YesOpera Full support 50Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 63Chrome Android Full support 63Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 46Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

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Compatibility unknown

See also

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