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onafterprint event

Fires on the object immediately after its associated document prints or previews for printing.


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


Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No


Event handler parameters

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.


This event is usually used with the HTMLWindowEvents2::onbeforeprint event. Use the HTMLWindowEvents2::onbeforeprint event to make changes to the document just before it prints or previews for printing. Use the HTMLWindowEvents2::onafterprint event to undo those changes, reverting the document back to its pre-print or pre-preview state.


To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Choose Print or Print Preview from the File menu.
  • Press CTRL+P.
  • Right-click anywhere on a document, and choose Print.
  • Right-click a link on a document, and choose Print.
  • From Windows Explorer, select an .htm file, and then choose Print from the File menu.
  • From Windows Explorer, right-click an .htm file, and then choose Print.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

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