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CompositionEvent.CompositionEvent()

The CompositionEvent() constructor creates a new CompositionEvent object instance.

Syntax

 myEvent = new CompositionEvent(data, CompositionEventInit)

Values

data
A DOMString representing the characters entered by an input method.
CompositionEventInitOptional
A CompositionEventInit dictionary object, which can contain the following members:
  • data: Initializes the data attribute of the CompositionEvent object to the characters generated by the IME composition.

Note: The CompositionEventInit dictionary inherits from the UIEventInit dictionary, so can also accept members defined on there.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification
The definition of 'CompositionEvent()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 53 (53) (Yes) No support ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) 53.0 (53) ? ? ?

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