onbeforepaste (HTML attribute)

Syntax

onbeforepaste="checkPasteDest();"

Description

This event is fired before a user carries out a paste operation of content that was previously copied or cut to the clipboard; it fires immediately before the onpaste event.

Value

No fixed value - could be a call to one or more defined functions or a simple alert() statement.

Compatibility

Non-standard event defined by Microsoft for use in Internet Explorer. May work in some other browsers but cannot be reliably used. Compatibility for this non-standard attribute not tested.

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