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pradeep 9Dec2006 16:07

Disallow Selection in web-page using JavaScript
Sometimes, we do not want people to copy the text on some of our web pages, here is a script which prevents user (not advanced users) from selecting the text.
For better results put the JavaScript code inline and not in a separate JS file.

Code: JavaScript

// specify allowed tags for some browsers
var allowedTags=["input", "textarea", "select"]


function disableselect(e)
    if (allowedTags.indexOf(e.target.tagName.toLowerCase()) == -1)
        return false;

function reEnable()
    return true;

if (typeof document.onselectstart != "undefined")
    document.onselectstart=new Function ("return false");

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