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The dispatchEvent Method

The dispatchEvent method is a W3C method that enables you to send an event to an object. This is the W3C way of triggering events, as opposed to methods such as the click method. You can see the support for this method in Table 6.17.

Table 6.17. The dispatchEvent Method
Method NS2 NS3 NS4 NS6 IE3a IE3b IE4 IE5 IE5.5 IE6
dispatchEvent(eventObject)    x      
  Returns: Boolean



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