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type property

Gets the name of an event.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification, Section 4.1Internet Explorer 9

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.type

Property values

Type: String

The name of the event, such as click or mouseover.

Standards information

Remarks

The type property of the event depends on the event. This property can be a standard event type, or it can be a custom user-defined event that you created by using the createEvent and initEvent methods.

The type property is similar to type in Windows Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.

See also

BeforeUnloadEvent
CompositionEvent
CustomEvent
DragEvent
Event
FocusEvent
KeyboardEvent
MessageEvent
MouseEvent
MouseWheelEvent
MSSiteModeEvent
MutationEvent
StorageEvent
SVGZoomEvent
TextEvent
UIEvent
initEvent

 

 

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