EventListener.handleEvent()

The EventListener method handleEvent() method is called by the user agent when an event is sent to the EventListener, in order to handle events that occur on an observed EventTarget.

Syntax

eventListener.handleEvent(event);

Parameters

event
An Event object describing the event that has been fired and needs to be processed.

Return value

undefined. If you return a value, the browser will ignore it.

Specifications

Specification
DOM Standard (DOM)
# dom-eventlistener-handleevent

Browser compatibility

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