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[whatwg] contentEditable and drag and drop cancel

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 16:11:05 -0800
Message-ID: <4F175F99.4070209@jumis.com>
What was the verdict, or what is the current position on using drag and 
drop dataTransfer with contentEditable?

As I understand things:
One must run ondragover = function() { return false; } to capture a drag 
and drop data.
By returning false, the default behavior of a contentEditable box, which 
is to move the cursor, is canceled.

Because of this, one can not drag and drop a file into a particular 
place in a contentEditable box in one step.

One must first execute the data transfer, then drag and drop or click, 
in the contentEditable box, to place the content.


-Charles
Received on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 16:11:05 UTC

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