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Turns on logging for all events dispatched to an object. The optional argument <code>types</code> may define specific events or event types to log.
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Turns on logging for all or specific events dispatched to an object.
  
 
== Syntax ==
 
== Syntax ==
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=== types ===
 
=== types ===
Event type(s) to log. This can be a single event type or an array of event types.
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Event type(s) to log. This can be a single event type or an array of event types. (optional)
  
 
Besides supporting all normal events Firebug and Web Inspector offer a bunch of event groups, which combine several event types.
 
Besides supporting all normal events Firebug and Web Inspector offer a bunch of event groups, which combine several event types.
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| <code>focus</code> || <code>blur</code>, <code>focus</code> || -
 
| <code>focus</code> || <code>blur</code>, <code>focus</code> || -
 
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| <code>form</code> || <code>change</code>, <code>input</code>, , <code>reset</code>, <code>select</code><code>submit</code> || -
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| <code>form</code> || <code>change</code>, <code>input</code>, <code>reset</code>, <code>select</code><code>submit</code> || -
 
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| <code>key</code> || <code>keydown</code>, <code>keypress</code>, <code>keyup</code> || <code>keydown</code>, <code>keypress</code>, <code>keyup</code>, <code>textInput</code>
 
| <code>key</code> || <code>keydown</code>, <code>keypress</code>, <code>keyup</code> || <code>keydown</code>, <code>keypress</code>, <code>keyup</code>, <code>textInput</code>
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| <code>text</code> || <code>text</code> || -
 
| <code>text</code> || <code>text</code> || -
 
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| <code>touch</code> || - || <code>touchcancel</code>, <code>touchend</code>, <code>touchmove</code>, <code>touchstart</code>
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| <code>touch</code> || <code>touchstart</code>, <code>touchend</code>, <code>touchmove</code>, <code>touchenter</code>, <code>touchleave</code>, <code>touchcancel</code> ([http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=5893 since Firebug 1.11]) || <code>touchstart</code>, <code>touchend</code>, <code>touchmove</code>, <code>touchcancel</code>
 
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| <code>ui</code> || <code>DOMActivate</code>, <code>DOMFocusIn</code>, <code>DOMFocusOut</code> || -
 
| <code>ui</code> || <code>DOMActivate</code>, <code>DOMFocusIn</code>, <code>DOMFocusOut</code> || -

Revision as of 23:27, 5 September 2012

Turns on logging for all or specific events dispatched to an object.

Syntax

monitorEvents(object[, types])

Parameters

object

Object to log events for. (required)

types

Event type(s) to log. This can be a single event type or an array of event types. (optional)

Besides supporting all normal events Firebug and Web Inspector offer a bunch of event groups, which combine several event types.

Event groups

Group Included events in Firebug Included events in Web Inspector
composition composition, compositionend, compositionstart -
contextmenu contextmenu -
control - blur, change, focus, reset, resize, scroll, select, submit, zoom
drag dragdrop, dragenter, dragexit, draggesture, dragover -
focus blur, focus -
form change, input, reset, selectsubmit -
key keydown, keypress, keyup keydown, keypress, keyup, textInput
load abort, beforeunload, error, load, unload -
mouse click, dblclick, mousedown, mousemove, mouseup, mouseout, mouseover click, dblclick, mousedown, mousemove, mouseup, mouseout, mouseover, mousewheel
mutation DOMSubtreeModified, DOMNodeInserted, DOMNodeRemoved, DOMNodeRemovedFromDocument, DOMNodeInsertedIntoDocument, DOMAttrModified, DOMCharacterDataModified -
paint paint, resize, scroll -
scroll overflow, underflow, overflowchanged -
text text -
touch touchstart, touchend, touchmove, touchenter, touchleave, touchcancel (since Firebug 1.11) touchstart, touchend, touchmove, touchcancel
ui DOMActivate, DOMFocusIn, DOMFocusOut -
xul popupshowing, popupshown, popuphiding, popuphidden, close, command, broadcast, commandupdate -
clipboard cut, copy, paste -

Examples

monitorEvents(document.body)

This will monitor all events occurring to the <body> element.

monitorEvents(document.getElementsByTagName("input")[0], "keydown")

This will monitor all keydown events occurring to the first <input> element.

monitorEvents(document.getElementById("interactive"), "mouse")

This will monitor all mouse events (click, dblclick, mousedown, mousemove, mouseup, mouseout and mouseover) occurring to the element with the id interactive.

monitorEvents(document.getElementById("interactive"), ["mouse", "keyup", "keydown"])

This will monitor all mouse events (click, dblclick, mousedown, mousemove, mouseup, mouseout and mouseover) plus all keyup and keydown events occurring to the element with the id interactive.

See also