change

Fired when the value of the widget is changed by the user.

The event handler function context (available via the this keyword) will be set to the widget instance.

Important: The event is not fired when the value of the widget is changed from code.

Event Data

e.sender kendo.ui.TextArea

The widget instance which fired the event.

Example - subscribe to the "change" event during initialization

<textarea id="description"></textarea>
<script>
    $("#description").kendoTextArea({
        change: function(e){
            var value = this.value();
/* The result can be observed in the DevTools(F12) console of the browser. */
            console.log(value);
            // Use the value of the widget
        }
    })
</script>

Example - subscribe to the "change" event after initialization

<textarea id="description"></textarea>
<script>
    function textarea_change(e) {
        var value = this.value();
/* The result can be observed in the DevTools(F12) console of the browser. */
        console.log(value);
        // Use the value of the widget
    };

    var textarea = $("#description").kendoTextArea().data('kendoTextArea');

    textarea.bind("change", textarea_change)
</script>
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