Angular Renderer2 remove listener


Is it possible to remove listeners with the new angular 4 renderer?

here is the interface:

abstract listen(target: 'window' | 'document' | 'body' | any, eventName: string, callback: (event: any) => boolean | void): () => void;

In the renderer v1 listen and listenGlobal returns a Function, but this one returns void.

Is it an issue? If not, how can I remove a listener?


There is no difference with Renderer:

import { Renderer2 } from '@angular/core';

export class MyComponent {
  listenerFn: () => void;

  constructor(private renderer: Renderer2) {}

  ngOnInit() {
    this.listenerFn = this.renderer.listen(document, 'mousemove', () => console.log('move'));

  ngOnDestroy() {
    if (this.listenerFn) {

Answered By – yurzui

Answer Checked By – Senaida (AngularFixing Volunteer)

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