CompositionEvent.locale

Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The locale read-only property of the CompositionEvent interface Returns the locale of current input method (for example, the keyboard layout locale if the composition is associated with IME).

Syntax

 myLocale = CompositionEvent.locale

Value

A DOMString representing the locale of current input method.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification Obsolete No longer in the spec, but still supported.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
DeprecatedNon-standard
Chrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 9IE Full support YesOpera No support NoSafari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 9Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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