timeStamp property

Gets the time, in milliseconds, when an event occurred.

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

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.timeStamp

Property values

Type: Integer

The time of the event, in milliseconds, since midnight, January 1, 1970, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Standards information

Examples

The following event handler displays the event time by using the current locale settings.


function eventHandler(evt) {
    var dt = new Date(evt.timeStamp);
    alert(dt.toLocaleString());
}
window.onload = eventHandler; 

See also

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

 

 

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