Question: Can I disable the Windows context menu that normally shows up when the user clicks the right mouse button?
In most modern browsers, you can disable the context menu by using
oncontextmenu event handler in the body tag of your page:
<body oncontextmenu="return false;">Try right-clicking anywhere on this page - the context menu won't show up!
In older browsers that do not support the
oncontextmenu event handler
(e.g. Netscape Navigator 4.x and Internet Explorer 4.x)
you can disable the right-button menu by an
onmousedown event handler
displaying an alert message on right-click.
In very old browsers (Netscape Navigator 3.x, Internet Explorer 3.x or earlier)
the context menu would still show up. Also, the context menu will be displayed if the user