GlobalEventHandlers.ondragexit

The GlobalEventHandler.ondragexit property is an event handler for the dragexit event.

Syntax

var dragexitHandler = targetElement.ondragexit;

Return value

dragexitHandler
The dragexit event handler for element targetElement.

Example

This example demonstrates using the ondragexit attribute handler to set an element's dragexit event handler.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang=en>
<title>Examples of using the Drag and Drop Global Event Attribute</title>
<meta content="width=device-width">
<style>
  div {
    margin: 0em;
    padding: 2em;
  }
  #source {
    color: blue;
    border: 1px solid black;
  }
  #target {
    border: 1px solid black;
  }
</style>
</head>
<script>
function dragstart_handler(ev) {
 console.log("dragStart");
 // Change the source element's background color to signify drag has started
 ev.currentTarget.style.border = "dashed";
 ev.dataTransfer.setData("text", ev.target.id);
}

function dragover_handler(ev) {
 console.log("dragOver");
 // Change the target element's border to signify a drag over event
 // has occurred
 ev.currentTarget.style.background = "lightblue";
 ev.preventDefault();
}

function drop_handler(ev) {
 console.log("Drop");
 ev.preventDefault();
 var data = ev.dataTransfer.getData("text");
 ev.target.appendChild(document.getElementById(data));
}

function dragenter_handler(ev) {
 console.log("dragEnter");
 // Change the source element's background color for enter events 
 ev.currentTarget.style.background = "yellow";
}

function dragleave_handler(ev) {
 console.log("dragLeave");
 // Change the source element's border back to white
 ev.currentTarget.style.background = "white";
}

function dragend_handler(ev) {
 console.log("dragEnd");
 // Change the target element's background color to visually indicate 
 // the drag ended.
 var el=document.getElementById("target");
 el.style.background = "pink";
}

function dragexit_handler(ev) {
 console.log("dragExit");
 // Change the source element's border back to green to signify a dragexit event
 ev.currentTarget.style.background = "green";
}

function init() {
 // Set handlers for the source's enter/leave/end/exit events
 var el=document.getElementById("source");
 el.ondragenter = dragenter_handler;
 el.ondragleave = dragleave_handler;
 el.ondragend = dragend_handler;
 el.ondragexit = dragexit_handler;
}
</script>
<body onload="init();">
<h1>Examples of <code>ondragenter</code>, <code>ondragleave</code>, <code>ondragend</code>, <code>ondragexit</code></h1>
 <div>
   <p id="source" ondragstart="dragstart_handler(event);" draggable="true">
     Select this element, drag it to the Drop Zone and then release the selection to move the element.</p>
 </div>
 <div id="target" ondrop="drop_handler(event);" ondragover="dragover_handler(event);">Drop Zone</div>
</body>
</html>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'ondragexit' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5.1
The definition of 'ondragexit' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 4 3.5 (1.9.1) 10 12 3.1
Feature Android Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support 10 No support No support

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: teoli, rolfedh, Sebastianz, AFBarstow
 Last updated by: teoli,