HTML | DOM oncut Event

The HTML DOM oncut Event occurs when the content of an element is cut by the user. The oncut event is mostly used on elements with type=”text”.

Syntax:

In HTML:



<element oncut="myScript">

In JavaScript:

object.oncut = function(){myScript};

In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("cut", myScript);

Note: There are three ways to cut the content of an element:

  1. Press CTRL + X
  2. Select “Cut” from the Edit menu in your browser
  3. Right click to display the context menu and select the “Cut” command

Example 1: Using HTML

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>HTML DOM oncut Event</title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green">
          GeeksforGeeks
      </h1>
        <h2>HTML DOM oncut Event</h2>
        <input type="text" 
               oncut="myFunction()"
               value="Cut the text">
  
        <p id="demo"></p>
  
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                document.getElementById(
                  "demo").innerHTML = "Done";
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Example 2: Using JavaScript

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>HTML DOM oncut Event</title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green">
          GeeksforGeeks
      </h1>
        <h2>HTML DOM oncut Event</h2>
        <input type="text" 
               id="myInput"
               value="Cut the text">
  
        <script>
            document.getElementById("myInput").oncut = function() {
                GFGfun()
            };
  
            function GFGfun() {
                alert("Done");
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Example 3: In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>HTML DOM oncut Event</title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green">
          GeeksforGeeks
      </h1>
        <h2>HTML DOM oncut Event</h2>
        <input type="text" 
               id="myInput" 
               value="Cut the text">
  
        <script>
            document.getElementById(
              "myInput").addEventListener(
              "cut", GFGfun);
  
            function GFGfun() {
                alert("Done");
            }
        </script>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML DOM oncut Event are listed below:

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


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