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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 bug 691151).


bool = event.defaultPrevented 


 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


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