preOpen

Since: Editor 1.0

Form open (displayed) event - Triggered before the form is displayed (cancelable). Please note - this property requires the Editor extension for DataTables.

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Description

Before a form is displayed, this event is fired. It allows the open action to be cancelled by returning false from the function.

Event naming / backwards compatibility note

Prior to Editor 1.3, events were prefixed with the string on and this event was called onPreOpen. 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.