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    defaultPrevented

    Summary

    Returns a boolean indicating whether or not event.preventDefault() was called on the event.

    Note: You should use this instead of the non-standard, deprecated getPreventDefault() method (see bugĀ 691151).

    Syntax

    bool = event.defaultPrevented 

    Example

     if (e.defaultPrevented) {
       /* the default was prevented */
     }
    

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 18 6.0 (6.0) 9.0 11.0 5.0
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? 6.0 (6.0) ? ? 5.0

    Specification

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    Last updated by: teoli,