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onmouseup Event

Example

Call a function when releasing a mouse button over a paragraph:

<p onmouseup="mouseUp()">Click the text!</p>
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More examples below.


Definition and Usage

The onmouseup event occurs when a mouse button is released over an element.

Events order for the left and middle mouse button:

  1. onmousedown
  2. onmouseup
  3. onclick

Events order for the right mouse button:

  1. onmousedown
  2. onmouseup
  3. oncontextmenu

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 onmouseup="myScript">
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In JavaScript:

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

object.addEventListener("mouseup", 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

Browser Support

onmouseup 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