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type property

Gets the name of an event.

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

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.

See also

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

 

 

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