How To Check If Javascript Event Was Triggered By Human

Posted by Weston Ganger

Sometimes you may want to check if the javascript event was triggered by a human. Turns out that e.orginalEvent is only defined if the event was human triggered.


$('.checkbox').change(function(e){
  if(e.originalEvent === undefined){
    // triggered by code
  }else{
    // triggered by human
  }
});


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Article Topic:Software Development - Javascript

Date:March 07, 2017

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