GlobalEventHandlers.onpointerover

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A global event handler for the pointerover event.

Syntax

var overHandler = targetElement.onpointerover;

Return value

overHandler
The pointerover event handler for element targetElement.

Example

This example shows two ways to use onpointerover to set an element's pointerover event handler.

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

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 55.0 (Yes) 10 42 No support
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 55.0 No support No support 10 42 No support 55.0

See also

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