onbeforeupdate event

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Fires on a databound object before updating the associated data in the data source object.


HTML Attribute <element onbeforeupdate = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onbeforeupdate = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onbeforeupdate", handler)

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


If the onbeforeupdate event is canceled, the onafterupdate event does not fire.

Signals that the data contained in an object has changed.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Cause an object to receive focus, change the value of the object, and either cause the object to lose focus or force the document to unload.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also

Introduction to Data Binding



Build date: 1/23/2012