jQuery Effect - stop( [clearQueue, gotoEnd ]) Method


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Description

The stop( [clearQueue, gotoEnd ]) method stops all the currently running animations on all the specified elements.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.stop( [clearQueue], [gotoEnd] ) ;

Parameters

Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • clearQueue − This is optional boolean parameter. When set to true clears the animation queue, effectively stopping all queued animations.

  • gotoEnd − This is optional boolean parameter. A Boolean (true/false) that when set to true causes the currently playing animation to immediately complete, including resetting original styles on show and hide and calling the callback function.

Example

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method −

<html>
   <head>
      <title>The jQuery Example</title>
      <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
		
      <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   
         $(document).ready(function() {

            $("#go").click(function(){
               $(".target").animate({left: '+=100px'}, 2000);
            });

            $("#stop").click(function(){
               $(".target").stop();
            });

            $("#back").click(function(){
               $(".target").animate({left: '-=100px'}, 2000);
            });
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         p {background-color:#bca; width:250px; border:1px solid green;}   
         div{position: absolute; left: 50px; top:300px;}
      </style>
		
   </head>
	
   <body>

      <p>Click on any of the following buttons:</p>
		
      <button id="go"> GO</button>
      <button id="stop"> STOP </button>
      <button id="back"> BACK </button>

      <div class="target">
         <img src="./images/jquery.jpg" alt="jQuery" />
      </div>
  
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result −


jquery-effects.htm

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