The DOM CompositionEvent represents events that occur due to the user indirectly entering text.

Event UIEvent CompositionEvent



Creates a new CompositionEvent object instance.

Instance properties

This interface also inherits properties of its parent, UIEvent, and its ancestor — Event. Read only

Returns the characters generated by the input method that raised the event; its varies depending on the type of event that generated the CompositionEvent object.

CompositionEvent.locale Read only Deprecated Non-standard

Returns the locale of current input method (for example, the keyboard layout locale if the composition is associated with IME).

Instance methods

This interface also inherits methods of its parent, UIEvent, and its ancestor — Event.

CompositionEvent.initCompositionEvent() Deprecated

Initializes the attributes of a CompositionEvent object.


UI Events
# interface-compositionevent

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