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onmouseout Event

Example

Call a function when moving the mouse pointer out of an image:

<img onmouseout="normalImg(this)" src="smiley.gif" alt="Smiley">
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More examples below.


Definition and Usage

The onmouseout event occurs when the mouse pointer moves out of an element.

The onmouseout event is often used together with the onmouseover event, which occurs when the pointer is moved over an element.

Theonmouseout event is similar to the onmouseleave event. The difference is that the onmouseleave event does not bubble (does not propagate up the document hierarchy). See "More Examples" at the bottom of this page to better understand the differences.

Mouse Events

EventOccurs When
onclick The user clicks on an element
oncontextmenu The user right-clicks on an element
ondblclick The user double-clicks on an element
onmousedown A mouse button is pressed over an element
onmouseenter The pointer is moved onto an element
onmouseleave The pointer is moved out of an element
onmousemove The pointer is moving over an element
onmouseout The mouse pointer moves out of an element
onmouseover The mouse pointer is moved over an element
onmouseup The mouse button is released over an element

See Also:

The Mouse Event Object

Tutorial:

JavaScript Events


Syntax

In HTML:

<element onmouseout="myScript">
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In JavaScript:

object.onmouseout = function(){myScript};
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In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method:

object.addEventListener("mouseout", myScript);
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Technical Details

Bubbles: Yes
Cancelable: Yes
Event type: MouseEvent
HTML tags: All HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>
DOM Version: Level 2 Events

More Examples

Example

This example demonstrates the difference between the onmousemove, onmouseleave and onmouseout events:

<div onmousemove="myMoveFunction()">
  <p id="demo">I will demonstrate onmousemove!</p>
</div>

<div onmouseleave="myLeaveFunction()">
  <p id="demo2">I will demonstrate onmouseleave!</p>
</div>

<div onmouseout="myOutFunction()">
  <p id="demo3">I will demonstrate onmouseout!</p>
</div>
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Browser Support

onmouseout is a DOM Level 2 (2001) feature.

It is fully supported in all browsers:

Chrome Edge Firefox Safari Opera IE
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 9-11