GlobalEventHandlers.onpointerleave

The global event handler for the pointerleave event, which is delivered to a Node when the pointer (mouse cursor, fingertip, etc.) exits its hit test area (for example, if the cursor exits an Element or Window's content area). This event is part of the Pointer Events API.

Syntax

var leaveHandler = EventTarget.onpointerleave;

EventTarget.onpointerleave = leaveHandler;

Return value

leaveHandler
The EventListener which will be invoked to handle pointerleave events sent to the target.

Example

This example shows two ways to use onpointerleave to set an element's pointerleave event handler.

<html>
<script>
function leaveHandler(ev) {
 // Process the pointerleave event
}
function init() {
 var el=document.getElementById("target1");
 el.onpointerleave = leaveHandler;
}
</script>
<body onload="init();">
<div id="target1"> Touch me ... </div>
<div id="target2" onpointerleave="leaveHandler(event)"> Touch me ... </div>
</body>
</html>

See Using Pointer Events for additional details.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Pointer Events – Level 2
The definition of 'onpointerleave' in that specification.
Working Draft Non-stable version
Pointer Events
The definition of 'onpointerleave' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 35Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 59
Full support 59
Full support 29
Disabled
Disabled From version 29: this feature is behind the dom.w3c_pointer_events.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE Full support 11
Full support 11
Full support 10
Alternate Name
Alternate Name Uses the non-standard name: onmspointerleave
Opera ? Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 37Chrome Android Full support 35Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 29
Disabled
Full support 29
Disabled
Disabled From version 29: this feature is behind the dom.w3c_pointer_events.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android ? Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
Uses a non-standard name.
Uses a non-standard name.

See also

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