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The onmouseleave property sets and returns the event handler for the mouseleave event.


element.onmouseleave = handlerFunction;
var handlerFunction = element.onmouseleave;

handlerFunction should be either null or a JavaScript function specifying the handler for the event.


See the DOM event handlers page for information on working with on... handlers.

The mouseleave event is fired when a pointing device (usually a mouse) is moved off the element that has the listener attached.

See the mouseleave event documentation for more information about the event.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'mouseleave' in that specification.
Living Standard  

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