finalize

Type event
Dispatch chain None
Revision Current Public Release (2014.2189)
Keywords finalize
Sample code /CoronaSDK/SampleCode/
See also

Overview

This event is delivered to a display object when an object is removed from the scene, e.g. via object:removeSelf().

This is useful if you have cleanup that needs to be performed when the associated object is removed from the scene.

Properties

Examples

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

function object:finalize( event )
    print( "Finalizing:", self )
end

object:addEventListener( "finalize" )
object:removeSelf()