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onwaiting Event

❮ Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when the video stops because it needs to buffer the next frame:

<video onwaiting="myFunction()">
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Definition and Usage

The onwaiting event occurs when the video stops because it needs to buffer the next frame.

This event can also be used on <audio> elements, but it is mostly used for videos.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the event.

Event
onwaiting Yes 9.0 Yes Yes Yes


Syntax

In HTML:

<element onwaiting="myScript">
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In JavaScript:

object.onwaiting = function(){myScript};
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In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("waiting", myScript);
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Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.


Technical Details

Bubbles: No
Cancelable: No
Event type: Event
Supported HTML tags: <audio>, <video>
DOM Version: Level 3 Events

❮ Event Object