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HostListener

decorator

Decorator that declares a DOM event to listen for, and provides a handler method to run when that event occurs.

Option Description
eventName

The CSS event to listen for.

args

A set of arguments to pass to the handler method when the event occurs.

Options

The CSS event to listen for.

eventName: string

A set of arguments to pass to the handler method when the event occurs.

args: string[]

Usage notes

The following example declares a directive that attaches a click listener to a button and counts clicks.

@Directive({selector: 'button[counting]'})
class CountClicks {
  numberOfClicks = 0;

  @HostListener('click', ['$event.target'])
  onClick(btn) {
    console.log('button', btn, 'number of clicks:', this.numberOfClicks++);
 }
}

@Component({
  selector: 'app',
  template: '<button counting>Increment</button>',
})
class App {}

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https://v7.angular.io/api/core/HostListener