onselectstart event

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

Fires when the object is being selected.


HTML Attribute <element onselectstart = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onselectstart = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onselectstart", handler)

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


The object at the beginning of the selection fires the event.

Moves the selection to an object and highlights that selection.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Begin selecting one or more objects.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also






Build date: 1/23/2012