Stop context menu from showing

At times you may want to prevent the context menu from showing on your webpage or just an element when users right click on it . This is handy when you’re making games or just using the canvas. Just return false from on the oncontextmenu event.

<div id="mydiv" oncontextmenu="return false;"></div>

This may not work in all browsers. It currently doesn’t work in my Google Chrome browser version 24.0.1312.57 m. You can do it using javascript like this:

var div = document.getElementById('mydiv');

div.oncontextmenu=function(){return false;}

check squirksmode for its compatibility across browsers.


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