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HTML onmousemove Attribute

Definition and Usage

The onmousemove attribute fires when the pointer is moving while it is over an element.

Applies to

The onmousemove attribute is part of the Event Attributes, and can be used on any HTML elements.

Elements Event
All HTML elements onmousemove


Img Example

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

<img onmousemove="bigImg(this)" src="smiley.gif" alt="Smiley">
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Browser Support

Event Attribute
onmousemove Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes