The cancelable event property is used for returning a Boolean value which indicates whether an event is a cancelable event or not. An event is a cancelable event if it is possible to prevent the event’s default action.
The cancelable event property returns true if the event is cancelable, else it returns false.
Below program illustrates the cancelable event property :
Example: Finding out if a specific event is cancelable or not.
Before clicking the button:
After double clicking the button (Note that there is text “true” below the button):
- Internet Explorer
- Google Chrome
- Apple Safari