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This content covers features introduced in Thunderbird 3

The extIEventListener interface is used used as a callback for listening to events. extIEventListener is defined in toolkit/components/exthelper/extIApplication.idl.

Implemented via XPCOM service for extIApplication: see the instructions on the FUEL (Firefox), STEEL (Thunderbird) and SMILE (SeaMonkey) pages.

Method overview

void handleEvent(in extIEventItem aEvent)


Attribute Type Description



This method is called whenever an event occurs of the type for which the extIEventListener interface was registered.

void handleEvent(in extIEventItem aEvent)
The extIEventItem associated with the event.
Return value

See also

FUEL (Firefox), STEEL (Thunderbird) and SMILE (SeaMonkey)

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