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JavaScript DOM Event method: stopPropagation()

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The stopPropagation() method (when applied to Event objects in the JavaScript DOM) prevents further propagation of the event in the capturing and bubbling phases of an event.


Note: ‘bubbling’ triggers additional event listeners (if appropriately defined) found by following the event target’s parent chain upwards (up to and including the overall document), see W3C specifications for more details.


It has the following syntax with no parameters. It does not return a value.




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