event.name

Type String
Event touch
Revision 2017.3110
Keywords touch, name

Overview

The name of the event, "touch", which is accessible via the touch event listener.

Example

local object = display.newImage( "ball.png" )

function object:touch( event )
    if event.phase == "began" then
        print( "Event dispatched; name: " .. event.name )
    end
    return true
end 
object:addEventListener( "touch", object )