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onmouseup Event

Event Object Reference Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when releasing a mouse button over a paragraph:

<p onmouseup="mouseUp()">Click the text!</p>

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Definition and Usage

The onmouseup event occurs when a user releases a mouse button over an element.

Tip: The order of events related to the onmouseup event (for the left/middle mouse button):

  1. onmousedown
  2. onmouseup
  3. onclick

The order of events related to the onmouseup event (for the right mouse button):

  1. onmousedown
  2. onmouseup
  3. oncontextmenu

Syntax

In HTML:

<element onmouseup="SomeJavaScriptCode">

In JavaScript:

object.onmouseup=function(){SomeJavaScriptCode};

Parameter Description
SomeJavaScriptCode Required. Specifies a JavaScript to be executed when the event occurs


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The onmouseup event is supported in all major browsers.


onmouseup In HTML

The onmouseup attribute can be used within ALL HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>.


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