Window.releaseEvents()

Deprecated since Gecko 1.9 (Firefox 3)
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Summary

Releases the window from trapping events of a specific type.

Syntax

window.releaseEvents(eventType) 

eventType is a combination of the following values: Event.ABORT, Event.BLUR, Event.CLICK, Event.CHANGE, Event.DBLCLICK, Event.DRAGDDROP, Event.ERROR, Event.FOCUS, Event.KEYDOWN, Event.KEYPRESS, Event.KEYUP, Event.LOAD, Event.MOUSEDOWN, Event.MOUSEMOVE, Event.MOUSEOUT, Event.MOUSEOVER, Event.MOUSEUP, Event.MOVE, Event.RESET, Event.RESIZE, Event.SELECT, Event.SUBMIT, Event.UNLOAD.

Example

window.releaseEvents(Event.KEYPRESS)

Notes

Note that you can pass a list of events to this method using the following syntax: window.releaseEvents(Event.KEYPRESS | Event.KEYDOWN | Event.KEYUP).

See also window.captureEvents ( ).

Specification

This is not part of any specification.

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