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SVG Event.currentTarget Property

  • Last Updated : 05 Nov, 2020

The SVG Event.currentTarget property identifies the current target for the event, as the event traverses the DOM.

Syntax:

var currentEventTarget = event.currentTarget

Return value: This property returns the object value of the event element.

Example 1: 




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <svg viewBox="0 0 1000 1000" 
        xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
          
        <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="50" 
            onclick="check(event)" />
              
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function check(event) {
                console.log(event.currentTarget);
            }
        </script>
    </svg>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:



Example 2: 




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <svg viewBox="0 0 1000 1000" 
        xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
          
        <text x="50" y="20" font-size="20px" 
            onclick="check(event)">
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        </text>
          
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function check(event) {
                console.log(event.currentTarget);
            }
        </script>
    </svg>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

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