openfind Event (deprecated)

A new DOM Event, openfind, will be sent to webpages when find-in-page UI is invoked by user. Webpages can cancel the event so that the browser’s find-in-page UI will not be shown, and instead show their own custom find-in-page UI.


Status in Chromium


No longer pursuing (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2019-05-20