Blazor WebAssembly App – Warn user on navigation – warn user before leaving web page with unsaved changes

I have implemented the following code in wwwrootindex.html:

"use strict";
(() => {
const modified_inputs = new Set;
const defaultValue = "defaultValue";
// store default values
addEventListener("beforeinput", (evt) => {
    const target = evt.target;
    if (!(defaultValue in target || defaultValue in target.dataset)) {
        target.dataset[defaultValue] = ("" + (target.value || target.textContent)).trim();
    }
});
// detect input modifications
addEventListener("input", (evt) => {
    const target = evt.target;
    let original;
    if (defaultValue in target) {
        original = target[defaultValue];
    } else {
        original = target.dataset[defaultValue];
    }
    if (original !== ("" + (target.value || target.textContent)).trim()) {
        if (!modified_inputs.has(target)) {
            modified_inputs.add(target);
        }
    } else if (modified_inputs.has(target)) {
        modified_inputs.delete(target);
    }
});
// clear modified inputs upon form submission
addEventListener("submit", (evt) => {
    modified_inputs.clear();
    // to prevent the warning from happening, it is advisable
    // that you clear your form controls back to their default
    // state with evt.target.reset() or form.reset() after submission
});
// warn before closing if any inputs are modified
addEventListener("beforeunload", (evt) => {
    if (modified_inputs.size) {
        const unsaved_changes_warning = "Changes you made may not be saved.";
        evt.returnValue = unsaved_changes_warning;
        return unsaved_changes_warning;
    }
});
})();

Source:

https://stackoverflow.com/a/48238659/3850405

This works really well if I try to close the tab, reload or leave the site without using Blazor navigation.

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What I would like to do is be able to catch events from these types of navigation events as well:

Navigation.NavigateTo("/");

<NavLink class="nav-link" href="" Match="NavLinkMatch.All">
    <span class="oi oi-home" aria-hidden="true"></span> Home
</NavLink>

<MatButtonLink Href="/" Raised="true">Test navigation</MatButtonLink>

My example test code:

@page "/editor"
@using Markdig;
@inject NavigationManager Navigation


<div class="row">
    <div class="col-6">
        <textarea class="form-control" @bind-value="Body" @bind-value:event="oninput"></textarea>
        <MatButtonLink Href="/" Raised="true">Test navigation</MatButtonLink>
        <button @onclick="Navigate">
            Test navigation 2
        </button>
    </div>
    <div class="col-6">
        @if (!string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace(Body))
        {
            @((MarkupString)Preview)
        }
    </div>
</div>

@code {
    public string Body { get; set; }

    public string Preview => Markdown.ToHtml(Body);

    private void Navigate()
    {
        Navigation.NavigateTo("/");

    }
}

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