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EventTarget : Object

Allows registration and removal of an EventListener on an EventTarget.

Platform Support

IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
4.0+ 1.0+ 4.0+ 7.0+ 1.0+

Constructors

Constructor Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
EventTarget Constructor() : EventTarget
Allows registration and removal of an EventListener on an EventTarget.
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EventTarget() : EventTarget

Allows registration and removal of an EventListener on an EventTarget.

Returns

EventTarget
Visibility
internal

Functions

Method Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
addEventListener(String type, EventListener listener, Boolean useCapture) : void
Adds an event listener to the set of event listeners for the node.
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Parameters

String type Type of event for the event listener.
EventListener listener Event listener function to be invoked.
Boolean useCapture Specify "true" to invoke the event listener during the capturing phase of event propagation. Specify "false" to invoke the event listener when the node is the event target or when the event bubbles up to the current node.

Returns

void

For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Event_889.html

See Also

Event|EventListener

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

dispatchEvent(Event event) : Boolean
Dispatches an event created by Document.createEvent().
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Parameters

Event event Specifies Event object to be dispatched.

Returns

Boolean
Throws
Raises an UNSPECIFIED_EVENT_TYPE_ERR error if the type of Event was not specified by initializing the event before calling dispatchEvent, or if the Event type was null or an empty string.
See Also

Document.createEvent|Event.initEvent|MouseEvent.initMouseEvent

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

removeEventListener(String type, EventListener listener, Boolean useCapture) : void
Removes an event listener from an event target.
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Parameters

String type Type of event.
EventListener listener Event listener to be removed.
Boolean useCapture Specify "true" to remove a capturing event listener. Specify "false" to remove all other types of event listeners.

Returns

void

For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Event_889.html

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

References

Event|EventListener

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

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