FocusEvent()

The FocusEvent() constructor returns a newly created FocusEvent object with an optional EventTarget. When the event has both a source and a destination, the relatedTarget value must be set to the other target.

Syntax

var focusEvent = new FocusEvent(typeArg[, focusEventInit]);

Properties

The FocusEvent() constructor also inherits arguments from UIEvent() and from Event().

typeArg
Is a DOMString representing the name of the event.
focusEventInit Optional
Is a FocusEventInit dictionary, having the following fields:
  • "relatedTarget", optional and defaulting to null, is an EventTarget representing the secondary target of a FocusEvent.

The FocusEventInit dictionary also accepts fields from the UIEventInit and EventInit dictionaries.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification
The definition of 'FocusEvent()' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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FocusEvent() constructor
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