Element.purge().... Yet another prototype 1.7 feature I was not aware of :o)
Is there any way to export this online documentation into a convenient PDF or anything I can print and turn into a book like the one for prototype 1.6? Eric On Jun 16, 10:44 am, "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com> wrote: > Hi, > > On Jun 16, 9:11 am, Acu <woj...@studioatrium.pl> wrote: > > > I am curious what happens with references to Events registered through > > Event.Observe when object bound with those evenst is removed with > > Element.remove function. Are they automatically freed (like with > > Event.unloadCache)? Or maybe one should unregister those events with > > Event.stopObserving before removing object? > > Prototype doesn't do anything to remove the handlers on `remove`, > they'll stay in memory. > > If you know you've only set handlers on that element and none of its > children, yes, use `stopObserving`: > > $("theElement").stopObserving().remove(); > > If there may be handlers on the element's children as well, use > `purge`: > > $("theElement").purge().remove(); > > It's not clear from the documentation, but `purge` does remove > handlers from the element's descendants. > > http://api.prototypejs.org/dom/Element/purge/ > > HTH, > -- > T.J. Crowder > Independent Software Engineer > tj / crowder software / com > www / crowder software / com -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Prototype & script.aculo.us" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to prototype-scriptaculous+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/prototype-scriptaculous?hl=en.