ondblclick event

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Fires when the user double-clicks the object.

HTML 4.01 Specification, Section 18.2.3


HTML Attribute <element ondblclick = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.ondblclick = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("ondblclick", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("dblclick", handler, useCapture)

Standards information

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


The order of events leading to the ondblclick event is onmousedown, onmouseup, onclick, onmouseup, and then ondblclick. Actions associated with any of these events are executed when the ondblclick event fires.

Initiates any action that is associated with the event.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Click the left mouse button twice in rapid succession over an object. The user's double-click must occur within the time limit specified by the user's system.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:



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