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jQuery mouseup() Method

❮ jQuery Event Methods


Release the left mouse button over a <div> element to insert some text:

  $(this).after("Mouse button released.");
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Definition and Usage

The mouseup event occurs when the left mouse button is released over the selected element.

The mouseup() method triggers the mouseup event, or attaches a function to run when a mouseup event occurs.

Tip: This method is often used together with the mousedown() method.


Trigger the mouseup event for the selected elements:

$(selector).mouseup() Try it

Attach a function to the mouseup event:

$(selector).mouseup(function) Try it

Parameter Description
function Optional. Specifies the function to run when the mouseup event is triggered

❮ jQuery Event Methods