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EventInfo (utils)

@ckeditor/ckeditor5-utils/src/eventinfo

class

The event object passed to event callbacks. It is used to provide information about the event as well as a tool to manipulate it.

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Properties

  • name : String

    readonly

    The event name.

  • path : Array.<Object>

    readonly

    Path this event has followed. See delegate.

  • The value which will be returned by fire.

    It's undefined by default and can be changed by an event listener:

    dataController.fire( 'getSelectedContent', ( evt ) => {
        // This listener will make `dataController.fire( 'getSelectedContent' )`
        // always return an empty DocumentFragment.
        evt.return = new DocumentFragment();
    
        // Make sure no other listeners are executed.
        evt.stop();
    } );
  • source : Object

    readonly

    The object that fired the event.

Methods

  • constructor( source, name )

    Parameters

    source : Object

    The emitter.

    name : String

    The event name.

  • off()

    Removes the current callback from future interactions of this event.

  • stop()

    Stops the event emitter to call further callbacks for this event interaction.