Methods

This section describes the methods that can be used in code to manipulate objects related to the Bullet widget.

beginUpdate()

Prevents the widget from refreshing until the endUpdate() method is called.

The beginUpdate() and endUpdate() methods prevent the widget from excessive updates when you are changing multiple widget settings at once. After the beginUpdate() method is called, the widget does not update its UI until the endUpdate() method is called.

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element()

Gets the root element of the widget.

Return Value: jQuery

The root element of the widget.

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endUpdate()

Refreshes the widget after a call of the beginUpdate() method.

Main article: beginUpdate()

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exportTo(fileName, format)

Exports the widget into a document with a specified name and format.

Parameters:
fileName: String

The name of a destination file.

format: String

A required format.
Accepted Values: 'PNG' | 'PDF' | 'JPEG' | 'SVG' | 'GIF'

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getSize()

Gets the current size of the widget.

Return Value: Object

The current size of the widget.

Returns an object with the following fields.

  • width
    The width of the widget in pixels.
  • height
    The height of the widget in pixels.
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instance()

Returns this widget's instance. Use it to access other methods of the widget.

Return Value: Object

This widget's instance.

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off(eventName)

Detaches all event handlers from the specified event.

Parameters:
eventName: String

The name of the event to unsubscribe from.

Return Value: Object

The object for which this method is called.

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off(eventName, eventHandler)

Detaches a particular event handler from the specified event.

Parameters:
eventName: String

The name of the event to unsubscribe from.

eventHandler: function

The handler to be detached from the specified event.

Return Value: Object

The object for which this method is called.

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on(eventName, eventHandler)

Subscribes to a specified event.

Parameters:
eventName: String

The name of the event to be subscribed.

eventHandler: function

An event handler for the specified event.

Return Value: Object

The object for which this method is called.

Use this method to subscribe to one of the events listed in the Events section.

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on(events)

Subscribes to the specified events.

Parameters:
events: Object

An object of the following structure: { "eventName1": handler1, "eventName2": handler2, ...}

Return Value: Object

The object for which this method is called.

Use this method to subscribe to several events with one method call. Available events are listed in the Events section.

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option()

Gets the widget's options.

Return Value: Object

The widget's options.

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option(optionName)

Gets a specific option value.

Parameters:
optionName: String

The option name or the full path to the option.

Return Value: any

This option value.

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option(optionName, optionValue)

Assigns a new value to a specific option.

Parameters:
optionName: String

The option name or the full path to the option.

optionValue: any

A new value for this option.

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option(options)

Sets one or more options.

Parameters:
options: Object

The options along with their new values.

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print()

Opens the browser's print window.

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render()

Redraws the widget.

Normally, the widget will redraw itself automatically after the browser window is resized. But on rare occasions, you may need to request the redrawing, e.g., after the widget container is resized. For this purpose, call the render() method.

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svg()

Returns the widget's SVG markup.

Return Value: String

The widget's SVG markup.