I am trying to simulate a mouse click event on GWT (Google Web Toolkit) Application in <=IE8 (using
A sample custom button can be found here: http://samples.gwtproject.org/samples/Showcase/Showcase.html#!CwCustomButton (The toggle button is easiest to see if the click was processed)
The major boilerplate for simulating the click can be found here: http://stackoverflow.com/a/6158050 (This is where I got the
simulate function used below)
I have been able to successfully simulate the click event by using the following commands for IE9+ (in this case simulate used
simulate(document.getElementById("gwt-debug-cwCustomButton-toggle-normal"), "mouseover"); simulate(document.getElementById("gwt-debug-cwCustomButton-toggle-normal"), "mousedown"); simulate(document.getElementById("gwt-debug-cwCustomButton-toggle-normal"), "mouseup");
In my application the
fireEvent fails, because GWT's
$wnd.event is null. (Line: 117, https://github.com/stephenh/google-web-toolkit/blob/master/user/src/com/google/gwt/user/client/impl/DOMImplTrident.java)
If there is no way to simulate the click with plain
JS, then is there a way to use GWT's
EventDispatcher to simulate the click?
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