HTML onafterprint Event Attribute HTML Reference


Execute a JavaScript after a page is set to print, and the print dialogue box has appeared:

<body onafterprint="printmsg()">

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The onafterprint event attribute is only supported in Internet Explorer and Firefox. Note: In IE, the onafterprint attribute occurs before the print dialogue box, instead of after.

1. Definition and Usage

The onafterprint attribute fires after the user has set the page to print, and the print dialogue box has appeared.

Tip: The onafterprint attribute is often used together with the onbeforeprint attribute.

2. Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The onafterprint attribute is new in HTML5.

3. Syntax

<element onafterprint="script">

4. Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onafterprint

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