InputEvent

The InputEvent interface represents an event notifying the user of editable content changes.

Event UIEvent InputEvent

Constructor

InputEvent()

Creates an InputEvent object.

Properties

This interface inherits properties from its parents, UIEvent and Event.

InputEvent.data Read only

Returns a string with the inserted characters. This may be an empty string if the change doesn't insert text (such as when deleting characters, for example).

InputEvent.dataTransfer Read only

Returns a DataTransfer object containing information about richtext or plaintext data being added to or removed from editable content.

InputEvent.inputType Read only

Returns the type of change for editable content such as, for example, inserting, deleting, or formatting text. See the property page for a complete list of input types.

InputEvent.isComposing Read only

Returns a Boolean value indicating if the event is fired after compositionstart and before compositionend.

Methods

This interface inherits methods from its parents, UIEvent and Event.

InputEvent.getTargetRanges()

Returns an array of static ranges that will be affected by a change to the DOM if the input event is not canceled.

Specifications

Specification
Input Events Level 2
# interface-InputEvent
UI Events
# interface-inputevent

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See also