Window.onmouseover

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Summary

An event handler for the mouseover event on the window.

Syntax

window.onmouseover =funcRef;

Parameters

  • funcRef is a reference to a function.

Example

window.onmouseover = doFunc;
<html>
<head>

<title>onmouseover test</title>

<style type="text/css">
.my_box { border: 1px solid red; }
</style>

<script type="text/javascript">

window.onmouseover = mouseover;

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

<body>
<div class="my_box">
<p>move the mouse pointer to this div element,<br />
or onto the status bar and back into the main window< br />
to fire the mouseover event.</p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Notes

The mouseover event is raised when the mouse pointer moves over the current element (in this case the window itself).

Specification

Not part of specification.

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