jQuery isPropagationStopped() Method

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Description:

The isPropagationStopped() method checks whether event.stopPropagation() was ever called on this event object.

This method returns true in case event.stopPropagation() method was already called, otherwise it returns false.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

Example

event.isPropagationStopped()
                                        

Parameters:

Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method:

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Example:

Example

<html>
<head>
   <script type="text/javascript"  src="../../js/jquery-2.2.0.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   
   $(document).ready(function() {
      $("div").click(function(event){
          alert("This is : " + $(this).text());
          if ( event.isPropagationStopped() ){
             alert( "Event bubbling is disabled - 1" );
          }else{
             alert( "Event bubbling is enabled - 1" );
          }
          event.stopPropagation();
          if ( event.isPropagationStopped() ){
             alert( "Event bubbling is disabled - 2" );
          }else{
             alert( "Event bubbling is enabled - 2" );
          }
      });
   });
   </script>
   <style>
      div{ margin:10px;padding:12px;
             border:2px solid #666;
             width:160px;
           }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
   <p>Click on any box to see the effect:</p>
   <div id="div1" style="background-color:blue;">
       OUTER BOX
       <div id="div2" style="background-color:red;">
             INNER BOX
      </div> 
  </div>
</body>
</html>
                                        
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