Okay, I do see it documented there.  I was looking at the PDF version
I downloaded a while ago, which is missing that part.  I should have
checked the online version first, but I didn't think of it.  Thanks
for your help,

On Aug 18, 5:27 pm, "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> It's documented here[1], which is where you get with the links in the
> API TOC.  It also appears there's an outdated page here[2] (note the
> capitalisation) that does not mention this.  Scary.  Can't wait until
> we ditch this Mephisto stuff for the 1.6.1 generated docs.
> [1]http://prototypejs.org/api/event/stopObserving
> [2]http://prototypejs.org/api/event/stopobserving
> HTH,
> --
> T.J. Crowder
> tj / crowder software / com
> Independent Software Engineer, consulting services available
> On Aug 18, 6:27 pm, Paul Lynch <plynch...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I noticed in the code for stopObserving that it appears you can get
> > away with just specifying the element, and then (perhaps) it cancels
> > all observers for all events for that element.  However, the
> > documentation surprisingly does not mention this ability, but lists
> > the element, event name, and event handler function as though they
> > were required elements.
> > It would be very convenient to be able to say Event.stopObserving
> > (someElement), and so I'm wondering whether the documentation is
> > simply incomplete, or whether it was intentionally trying to
> > discourage people from using the method that way.
> > Thanks,
> >      --Paul
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