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onmouseout Event

Event Object Reference Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when moving the mouse pointer out of an image:

<img onmouseout="normalImg(this)" src="smiley.gif" alt="Smiley">

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Definition and Usage

The onmouseout event occurs when the mouse pointer is moved out of an element, or out of one of its children.

Tip: This event is often used together with the onmouseover event, which occurs when the pointer is moved onto an element, or onto one of its children.


Browser Support

Event
onmouseout Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Syntax

In HTML:

<element onmouseout="myScript">Try it

In JavaScript:

object.onmouseout=function(){myScript};Try it

In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("mouseout", myScript);Try it

Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.


Technical Details

Bubbles: Yes
Cancelable: Yes
Event type: MouseEvent
Supported HTML tags: All HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>


Examples

More Examples

Example

This example demonstrates the difference between the onmousemove, onmouseleave and onmouseout events:

<div onmousemove="myMoveFunction()">
  <p id="demo">I will demonstrate onmousemove!</p>
</div>

<div onmouseleave="myLeaveFunction()">
  <p id="demo2">I will demonstrate onmouseleave!</p>
</div>

<div onmouseout="myOutFunction()">
  <p id="demo3">I will demonstrate onmouseout!</p>
</div>

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