DispatchEvent

EventTarget.DispatchEvent method

This method allows the dispatch of events into the implementations event model.

public bool DispatchEvent(Event @event)
Parameter Type Description
event Event Specifies the event type, behavior, and contextual information to be used in processing the event.

Return Value

The return value of DispatchEvent indicates whether any of the listeners which handled the event called PreventDefault. If PreventDefault was called the value is false, else the value is true.

Exceptions

exception condition
DOMException

Remarks

Events dispatched in this manner will have the same capturing and bubbling behavior as events dispatched directly by the implementation. The target of the event is the EventTarget on which DispatchEvent is called.

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