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Non Selectable Text for table rows

Non Selectable Text for table rows

I want to make a table where the text in the table rows is not selectable.  

RE: Non Selectable Text for table rows

You will have to use several methods to get something that works cross-browser. I use this combination of CSS and JavaScript. For the CSS part, assign the class "unselectable" to the element:


.unselectable {
   -moz-user-select: none;
   -khtml-user-select: none;
   user-select: none;

and then using JS, add an onselectstart handler to it:


yourEl.onselectstart = function() { return(false); };

You could also use behaviours to sort out IE, instead of that JavaScript:


.unselectable {
   behavior: url(;

and then create this file, "":


<public:component lightweight="true">

    <public:attach event="ondocumentready" onevent="stopSelection()" />

    <script type="text/javascript">
        function stopSelection() {
            element.onselectstart = function() { return(false); };
            element.setAttribute('unselectable', 'on', 0);

Hope this helps,

Dan's Page @ Code Couch

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