Window.releaseEvents

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Deprecated since Gecko 1.9 (Firefox 3)
This feature has been removed from the Web. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Do not use it in old or new projects. Pages or Web apps using it may break at any time.

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

DOM Level 0. Not part of any standard.

Document Tags and Contributors

Last updated by: teoli,
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