Few days ago, Firefox announced the support to
document.execCommand("copy") in the upcoming version 41.0 (currently in Beta). This change makes a step forward towards a Flash-free world (fallbacks are Flash based). Copying text selection to Clipboard is now available on all modern browsers, except Safari.
How it works
execCommand("copy") API is only available during a user-triggered callback (ie. a click). When triggered, it copies the current selection to the clipboard. Using is is very straightforward and just requires a couple of lines of code.
To keep it simple, most modern browers are supported, except Safari. It’s actually an huge lack, we hope will get fixed soon.
|Opera||>= 30 (release notes)|
|IE||>= 9 (allows it to be called at any time, but prompts a confirmation dialog)|
For more details, please check out caniuse.com.
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