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    Cool Prevent use of right mouse button with all browsers.

    Is there javascript available to keep someone from using the right mouse button while on my site that works with all browsers? The many that I have found work only with IE. With Netscape and Mozilla, the right mouse button is still active. Need one that will prevent the use of the right mouse button regardless of browser...Thanks

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    No, nothing will do that consistently across browsers.
    Thank goodness.
    Those of us with disabilities rather need it to navigate.

    If this post contains any code, I may or may not have tested it. It's probably just example code, so no getting knickers in a bunch over a typo, OK? If it doesn't have basic error checking in it, such as object detection or checking if objects are null before using them, put that in there. I'm giving examples, not typing up your whole app for you. You run code at your own risk.
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    If you run a search on this forum (you DID search for the answer before you posted your question, right?) you'll see about a zillion copy/paste scripts for this along with twice as many reasons not to do it.

    And, no, you cannot protect your site from theft. Besides, if you're just going to copy and paste someone else's javascript in your source code, I don't know what you'd have against others copying and pasting your source code.

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    Opera completely ignores ANY attempt to interfere with the context menu attached to the right mouse button. Therefore there is no solution that could ever work for all browsers.
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    Don't forget to start your JavaScript code with "use strict"; which makes it easier to find errors in your code.


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