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HTML onmouseover Event Attribute

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Example

Execute a JavaScript when moving the mouse pointer over an image:

<img onmouseover="bigImg(this)" src="smiley.gif" alt="Smiley">

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The onmouseover event attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The onmouseover attribute fires when the mouse pointer moves over an element.

Note: The onmouseover attribute CANNOT be used with: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

None.


Syntax

<element onmouseover="script">

Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onmouseover


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