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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Adding another event listener to an element

Often in object oriented code practice, defined events are found within separate encapsulations but may require being bound to the same element. In this recipe we look at how to make multiple addEvent() calls, not only to the same element, but upon the same bound event action.

Getting ready

This recipe uses code from the previous Chapter 7 "Hello World" recipes. A review of those recipes will have us ready to add events to the same element, same event action.

And, of course, we call upon mybutton to trigger our actions.

<input type="button" id="mybutton" value="Greet Me!"/>

How to do it...

Add an event to mybutton whereby a click will fire the function say_hello().

// original event added $('mybutton').addEvent('click',say_hello); ...

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