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WinJS.Resources.addEventListener function

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Registers an event handler for the specified event. Use this method to register for events that are related to resources, such as when the app's language, scale, or contrast changes.

Syntax


WinJS.Resources.addEventListener(type, listener, useCapture);

Parameters

type

Type: String

The name of the event to handle.

listener

Type: Function

The listener (event handler function) to associate with the event.

useCapture

Type: Boolean

Set to true to register the listener for the capturing phase; otherwise, set to false to register the listener for the bubbling phase.

Return value

This function does not return a value.

Examples

This example is based on scenario 6 of the Application resources and localization sample. See the sample for the more complete solution.


var output;

var page = WinJS.UI.Pages.define("/html/scenario6.html", {
    ready: function (element, options) {
        output = document.getElementById('output');
        WinJS.Resources.processAll(output); // Refetch string resources
        WinJS.Resources.removeEventListener("contextchanged", refresh, false);
        WinJS.Resources.addEventListener("contextchanged", refresh, false);
    }
});

Requirements

Minimum WinJS version

WinJS 1.0

Namespace

WinJS.Resources

See also

WinJS.Resources
Application resources and localization sample

 

 

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