TransitionEvent.initTransitionEvent()

Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Non-standard
This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

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

TransitionEvent created that way are untrusted.

Note: this method has been dropped during the standard process. It has been deprecated and is in the progress of been removed from most implementation. Do not use it anymore, use the standard constructor, TransitionEvent(), to create a synthetic TransitionEvent

Syntax

transitionEvent.initTransitionEvent(typeArg, canBubbleArg, cancelableArg, transitionNameArg, elapsedTimeArg);

Parameters

typeArg
Is a DOMString identifying the specific type of transition event that occurred. The following value is allowed:
Value Meaning
transitionend The transition completed.
canBubbleArg
Is a Boolean flag indicating if the event can bubble (true) or not (false).
cancelableArg
Is a Boolean flag indicating if the event associated action can be avoided (true) or not (false).
transitionNameArg
Is a DOMString containing the name of the CSS property associated with the transition. This value is not affected by the transition-delay property.
elapsedTimeArg
Is float giving the amount of time the transition has been running, in seconds, when this event fired.

Specifications

This method is non-standard and not part of any specification, though it was present in early drafts of CSS Transitions.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
DeprecatedNon-standard
Chrome No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes Removal version unknown.
Edge Full support YesFirefox No support 6 — 23IE Full support 10Opera No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes Removal version unknown.
Safari Full support YesWebView Android No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes Removal version unknown.
Chrome Android No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes Removal version unknown.
Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android No support 6 — 23Opera Android No support No
Notes
No support No
Notes
Notes Removal version unknown.
Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

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