Window.onmouseout

Summary

An event handler for the mouseout event on the window

Syntax

window.onmouseout = funcRef;
  • funcRef is a reference to a function.

Example

window.onmouseout = doFunc;
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="UTF-8" />
<title>onmouseout test</title>

<style>
body { border: 1px solid blue; }
.my_box { border: 1px solid red; }
p { border: 1px solid green; }
</style>

<script>
window.onmouseout = mouseout;

function mouseout() {
 alert("mouseout event detected!");
}
</script>

</head>
<body>
<div class="my_box">
<p>move the mouse pointer away from the element it is on<br />
to fire the mouseout event.</p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Notes

The mouseout event is raised when the mouse leaves the area of the specified element (in this case the window itself).

Specification

Not part of specification.

Document Tags and Contributors

Contributors to this page: Sheppy, LibreGeekingKid, ethertank, Rappo, Jabez, teoli
Last updated by: teoli,
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