Category: clipboard

Native Browser Copy To Clipboard

It wasn’t that long ago where you couldn’t programmatically copy text to the clipboard from the web without using Flash. But it’s getting pretty well supported these days. IE 10+, Chrome 43+, Firefox 41+, and Opera 29+, says Matt Gaunt in writing about it on Google’s developer site. Here’...

Roll Your Own Copy to Clipboard Feature in 20 Lines of JavaScript

Using the OS clipboard is a basic IT skill. As a developer, you’ve learned that tab, Ctrl/Cmd+A, Ctrl/Cmd+C followed by Ctrl/Cmd+V will highlight, copy and paste in an instant. Life is less easy for regular users. Even if a user knows what the clipboard is, those with 20:20 vision and cat-like reflexes can strugg...