JavaScript element.dispatchEvent() Method

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JavaScript element.dispatchEvent() Method

The element.dispatchEvent() method dispatches the specified event to the current element.

Note: The normal event processing rules (including the capturing and optional bubbling phase) also apply to events dispatched manually with dispatchEvent().


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <button id="myBtn" onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <p ondblclick="myDblClick()">Double Click Me</p> <script> function myFunction(){ alert("Hello"); } function myDblClick(){ var x = document.createEvent("MouseEvent"); x.initMouseEvent("click", true, true, window, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, false, false, false, false, 0, null); document.getElementById("myBtn").dispatchEvent(x); } </script> </body> </html>



Parameter Values

eventObjRequiredAn event object to be dispatched.


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