KeyboardEvent.isComposing

The KeyboardEvent.isComposing read-only property returns a Boolean value indicating if the event is fired after compositionstart and before compositionend.

Syntax

var bool = event.isComposing;

Example

var kbdEvent = new KeyboardEvent("syntheticKey", false);
console.log(kbdEvent.isComposing); // return false

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification
The definition of 'KeyboardEvent.isComposing' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome Full support 56Edge ? Firefox Full support 31IE No support NoOpera Full support 43Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 56Chrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 31Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

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