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HTML | DOM UiEvent detail Property

  • Last Updated : 31 Jan, 2019

The UiEvent detail property is used for returning a number with details about an event.
The UiEvent detail property returns number which indicates the current click count when used on onclick and ondblclick whereas when used on onmousedown and onmouseup, it returns a number which indicates the current click count plus 1.

Syntax :

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Below program illustrates the UiEvent detail property :

Example: Finding out how many times the mouse was clicked in the same area.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>UiEvent detail property in HTML</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>UiEvent detail property</h2>
    <p>To check the current click count, 
      double click the "Check Count" button.</p>
    <button ondblclick="count(event)">
        Check Count
    <input id="clicks" type="text">
        function count(event) {
            //  Return detail.
            var c = event.detail;
            document.getElementById("clicks").value =

Before clicking the button:

After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers:

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

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