TransitionEvent

Experimental

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The TransitionEvent interface represents events providing information related to transitions.

Constructor

TransitionEvent()
Creates a TransitionEvent event with the given parameters.

Properties

Also inherits properties from its parent Event.

TransitionEvent.propertyName Read only
Is a DOMString containing the name CSS property associated with the transition.
TransitionEvent.elapsedTime Read only
Is a float giving the amount of time the transition has been running, in seconds, when this event fired. This value is not affected by the transition-delay property.
TransitionEvent.pseudoElement Read only
Is a DOMString, starting with ::, containing the name of the pseudo-element the animation runs on. If the transition doesn't run on a pseudo-element but on the element, an empty string: ''.

Types of TransitionEvent

transitioncancel
An Event fired when a CSS transition has been cancelled.
transitionend
An Event fired when a CSS transition has finished playing.
transitionrun
An Event fired when a CSS transition is created, when it is added to a set of running transitions, though not nessarilty started
transitionstart
An Event fired when a CSS transition has started transitioning.

Methods

Also inherits properties from its parent Event.

TransitionEvent.initTransitionEvent()
Initializes a TransitionEvent created using the deprecated Document.createEvent("TransitionEvent") method.

Specifications

Specification
CSS Transitions Level 2 (CSS Transitions 2)
# interface-transitionevent

Browser compatibility

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See also