SpeechSynthesisUtterance: end event

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The end event of the Web Speech API SpeechSynthesisUtterance object is fired when the utterance has finished being spoken.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface SpeechSynthesisEvent
Event handler property onend

Examples

You can use the end event in an addEventListener method:

utterThis.addEventListener('end', function(event) {
  console.log('Utterance has finished being spoken after ' + event.elapsedTime + ' seconds.');
});

Or use the onend event handler property:

utterThis.onend = function(event) {
  console.log('Utterance has finished being spoken after ' + event.elapsedTime + ' seconds.');
}

Specifications

Specification
Web Speech API
# eventdef-speechsynthesisutterance-boundary

Browser compatibility

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See also