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ondblclick event

Fires when the user double-clicks the object.

Note  Starting with Internet Explorer 11, this event fires a MSPointerEvent object instead of a MouseEvent. You can use the MouseEvent.pointerType property to determine the type of contact that the click originated from (touch, mouse, or pen).




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


Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes


Event handler parameters

Standards information


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