Prevents other listeners of the same event from being called.

Syntax

event.stopImmediatePropagation(); 

Notes

If several listeners are attached to the same element for the same event type, they are called in order in which they have been added. If during one such call, event.stopImmediatePropagation() is called, no remaining listeners will be called.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Event.stopImmediatePropagation()' in that specification.
Living Standard  
DOM4
The definition of 'Event.stopImmediatePropagation()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 6.0 10.0 (10.0) 9.0 15.0 5.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? ? ?

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