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HTML | onselect Event Attribute

The onselect event attribute works when some text has been selected in an element. It is the part of event attribute. It is supported by many HTML elements such as <input type = “file”>, <input type = “password”>, <input type = “text”>, and <textarea>.

Syntax:

<element onselect = "script">

Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>onselect even attribute</title>
        <style>
            h1 {
            color:green;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style>
        <script>
            function Geeks() {
                alert("Text selected!");
            }
        </script>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>onselect event attribute</h2>
        Text Box: <input type="text" value="GeeksforGeeks: A computer 
        science portal for geeks" onselect="Geeks()">
    </body>
</html>                    
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by onselect attribute are listed below:

  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer


This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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