Form open (display) event - triggered when the form is displayed for user input. Please note - this property requires the Editor extension for DataTables.
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This event is triggered when the form has been instructed to be displayed for end user input. This is triggered by a call to the
inline() methods (note that
open() can be called automatically by
This event is triggered after the display controller is instructed to display the form. As such, the form will typically be available in the document (for addition of events, etc, if required) - it is for the two built in display controllers, although it will still be animating into place.
This of the compliment
Prior to Editor 1.3, events were prefixed with the string
on and this event was called
onOpen. That event name can still be used, and will function exactly the same way as the event documented here. The new name is used for simplicity and coherence with the event naming conventions in DataTables.