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Summary

Indicates which phase of the event flow is currently being evaluated.

Syntax

var phase = event.eventPhase;

Returns an integer value represented by 4 constants:

  • Event.NONE = 0
  • Event.CAPTURING_PHASE = 1
  • Event.AT_TARGET = 2
  • Event.BUBBLING_PHASE = 3

The phases are explained in the section 3.1, Event dispatch and DOM event flow, of the DOM Level 3 Events specification.

Specification

DOM Level 2 Events: Event.eventPhase

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