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HTML onmouseup Attribute


Definition and Usage

The onmouseup attribute fires when a mouse button is released over the 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

Applies to

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

Elements Event
All HTML elements onmouseup

Example

P Example

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

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

Event Attribute
onmouseup Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes