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Chapter 19. Events and Event Handling > The Netscape 4 Event Model

19.4. The Netscape 4 Event Model

The Netscape 4 event model is like the original Level 0 event model, except that it provides event details in an Event object that is passed as an argument to handler functions. It also supports special methods to enable event capturing. These features are explained in the sections that follow.

19.4.1. The Netscape 4 Event Object

The Netscape 4 event model defines an Event object that contains details about the event that occurred. Like the DOM Level 2 model, it passes an Event object as an argument to all event handlers. Unfortunately, however, the properties of the Netscape 4 Event object are almost entirely different than those of the IE Event object and the various DOM Level 2 event objects. The key Event properties in the Netscape 4 event model are:


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