Cannot instantiate event with MessageEvent() constructor

Fixed Issue #7598786


May 18, 2016
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

Open browser console and make sure that type of MessageEvent is "function":

> typeof MessageEvent

Try to instantiate new event with MessageEvent() constructor gives “Function expected” :

> new MessageEvent("", null);
Function expected

Edge version information:

  • Microsoft Edge 25.10586.0.0
  • Microsoft EdgeHTML 13.10586


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Status to “Fixed”

    • Thanks for the feedback. This has been fixed in the latest internal / insider preview builds. 

      As such the item will be closed as fixed to reflect this.

      All the best,
      The MS Edge Team

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