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W3C Event Reference. Part of the Events Interface

dispatchEvent Method

Allows an event to be created. The event must be initialised using createEvent followed by one of initEvent, initMouseEvent, initUIEvent, initMutationEvent.

Syntax

object.dispatchevent(evt)

Related Stuff

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Parameters

Name Description Notes
evt the event type e.g. "mouseout"

Examples

// create the MouseEvent
object.createEvent("MouseEvent");
// give some params
object.initMouseEvent(1,2,3);
// fire it
object.dispatchEvent("MouseEvent");

Dispatches the event named MouseEvent as if it had been generated by the hardware.

Notes:

none available.



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