window.event is a proprietary Microsoft Internet Explorer property which is only available while a DOM event handler is being called. Its value is the Event object currently being handled.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Window.event' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) No support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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