Gets the event target that is currently being processed.
Note: This property is read-only.
var currentTargetElement = event.currentTarget;
Returns an object of type DOM NodeDOM Node
The current target of the event.
Use this property to get the element for which the current event handler is being processed, during the capturing and bubbling phases.
The target property returns the element that originally received an event. At event phase
AT_TARGET, the currentTarget and target objects are the same object.
- DOM Level 3 Events
- Working Draft
Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]