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HTML | DOM onselect Event

  • Last Updated : 27 Jul, 2021

The onselect event in HTML DOM occurs when user selects some text in an element. This event is mostly used in <textarea> and <input> tag.
Supported Tags:

  • <input type=”file”>


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  • In HTML: 
<element onselect="Script">
  • In JavaScript: 
object.onselect = function(){Script};
  • In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method: 
object.addEventListener("select", Script);
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera
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