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SVG Event.returnValue Property

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  • Last Updated : 30 Mar, 2022
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The SVG Event.returnValue property indicates whether the default action for this event has been prevented or not.

Syntax:

var bool = event.returnValue

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

Example 1: In this example, we will use onclick event for the SVG circle element.

HTML




<!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) {
                document.write(
                    "This Event is returnValue : ",
                    event.returnValue);
            }
        </script>
    </svg>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 2:In this example, we will use the onclick event for the SVG text element.

HTML




<!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)">
            GeeksForGeeks
        </text>
          
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function check(event) {
                document.write(
                    "This Event is returnValue : ",
                    event.returnValue);
            }
        </script>
    </svg>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 3: In this example, we will use onmouseover event for the SVG circle element.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <svg viewBox="0 0 1000 1000" 
        xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
          
        <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="50" 
            onmouseover="check(event)" />
          
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function check(event) {
                document.write(
                    "This Event is returnValue : ",
                    event.returnValue);
            }
        </script>
    </svg>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Example 4: In this example, we will use onmouseover event for the SVG text element.

HTML




<!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"
            onmouseover="check(event)">
            GeeksForGeeks
        </text>
          
        <script type="text/javascript">
            function check(event) {
                document.write(
                    "This Event is returnValue : ",
                    event.returnValue);
            }
        </script>
    </svg>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:


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