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Copy text to clipboard using Javascript. It works on Safari (iOS) and other browsers.
window.Clipboard = (function(window, document, navigator) {
var textArea,
copy;
function isOS() {
return navigator.userAgent.match(/ipad|iphone/i);
}
function createTextArea(text) {
textArea = document.createElement('textArea');
textArea.value = text;
document.body.appendChild(textArea);
}
function selectText() {
var range,
selection;
if (isOS()) {
range = document.createRange();
range.selectNodeContents(textArea);
selection = window.getSelection();
selection.removeAllRanges();
selection.addRange(range);
textArea.setSelectionRange(0, 999999);
} else {
textArea.select();
}
}
function copyToClipboard() {
document.execCommand('copy');
document.body.removeChild(textArea);
}
copy = function(text) {
createTextArea(text);
selectText();
copyToClipboard();
};
return {
copy: copy
};
})(window, document, navigator);
Clipboard.copy('text to be copied');
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rproenca commented Oct 21, 2017

How to use:

Clipboard.copy('text to copy');

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kayza-media commented Apr 24, 2018

awesome

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dbgupta commented May 24, 2018

Thanks..
but there is an issue on iphone. Iphone keypad pops up and hides every time i click on copy button.

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1naveengiri commented Jun 26, 2018

not working in Iphone

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webestet commented Jul 2, 2018

not working iphone 6s, iphone 7, IOS 11

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zhanfeng-z commented Jul 5, 2018

@webestet
add a click event to the copy button,just like this:
<div class="button clipboardBtn" data-clipboard-action="copy" data-clipboard-text="{browserShareText.hideText}" on-click="console.log(1)">复制并去微信粘贴</div>
It works for me, iphone 6s, IOS 11.4

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PhGalaz commented Aug 24, 2018

When clicked on iphone the viewport scrow down to focus my input (another input I'm using on the site). Any idea to prevent this?

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torben3d commented Nov 6, 2018

When clicked on iphone the viewport scrow down to focus my input (another input I'm using on the site). Any idea to prevent this?

hey, I used the hacky way of positioning the element out of page flow.

position: absolute;
top: -9999px
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kbizukov commented Dec 12, 2018

On iphones, to prevent keypad popup and zooming to input, use readonly attirbute on textarea

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MarkChoCho commented Jan 2, 2019

awesome!!! totally helped me, Thank you!!

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carpogoryanin commented Feb 25, 2019

When clicked on iphone the viewport scrow down to focus my input (another input I'm using on the site). Any idea to prevent this?

hey, I used the hacky way of positioning the element out of page flow.

position: absolute;
top: -9999px

@torben3d using this page is scrolled at the top :)

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karrramba commented Aug 14, 2019

On iphones, to prevent keypad popup and zooming to input, use readonly attirbute on textarea

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

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Benetos commented Sep 22, 2019

Is there a way to use this to copy multiple text boxes? From a form or something along those lines?

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