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Fire Event

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Fire Event

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// description of your code here


function fireEvent(element,event) {
   if (document.createEvent) {
       // dispatch for firefox + others
       var evt = document.createEvent("HTMLEvents");
       evt.initEvent(event, true, true ); // event type,bubbling,cancelable
       return !element.dispatchEvent(evt);
   } else {
       // dispatch for IE
       var evt = document.createEventObject();
       return element.fireEvent('on'+event,evt)
   }
}
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