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Demo of simple way to paste ( ctrl+v ) from clipboard.
<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title>Paste image from clipboard in Chrome</title>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.8.3.js"></script>
<script>
//plugin for pasting from https://gist.github.com/STRd6/5286415
(function($) {
// plugin by STRd6
// MIT License
// jquery.paste_image_reader.js
var defaults;
$.event.fix = (function(originalFix) {
return function(event) {
event = originalFix.apply(this, arguments);
if (event.type.indexOf('copy') === 0 || event.type.indexOf('paste') === 0) {
event.clipboardData = event.originalEvent.clipboardData;
}
return event;
};
})($.event.fix);
defaults = {
callback: $.noop,
matchType: /image.*/
};
return $.fn.pasteImageReader = function(options) {
if (typeof options === "function") {
options = {
callback: options
};
}
options = $.extend({}, defaults, options);
return this.each(function() {
var $this, element;
element = this;
$this = $(this);
return $this.bind('paste', function(event) {
var clipboardData, found;
found = false;
clipboardData = event.clipboardData;
return Array.prototype.forEach.call(clipboardData.types, function(type, i) {
var file, reader;
if (found) {
return;
}
if (type.match(options.matchType) || clipboardData.items[i].type.match(options.matchType)) {
file = clipboardData.items[i].getAsFile();
reader = new FileReader();
reader.onload = function(evt) {
return options.callback.call(element, {
dataURL: evt.target.result,
event: evt,
file: file,
name: file.name
});
};
reader.readAsDataURL(file);
return found = true;
}
});
});
});
};
})(jQuery);
//example code to paste
var loaded = function(){
$("html").pasteImageReader(function(results) {
var filename = results.filename;
, dataURL = results.dataURL, results;
$("body").css({
background: "url(" + dataURL + ") no-repeat"
});
$('.instructions').hide()
});
}
//fire on dom ready
$(document).ready(loaded)
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div class="instructions"> Ctrl-v to paste in this container </div>
</body>
</html>
@EdgarVarg
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no jala culero :v 👎

@mgbertiaux
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70 - var filename = results.filename;
71 - , dataURL = results.dataURL, results;

It's wrong because at end of filename exists an ";" it should be off or in line 71 "," should be replace by "var".

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