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The focusout event is fired when an element is about to lose focus. The main difference between this event and blur is that the latter doesn't bubble.

General info

Specification
DOM L3
Interface
FocusEvent
Bubbles
Yes
Cancelable
No
Target
Element
Default Action
None.

Properties

Property Type Description
target Read only EventTarget event target losing focus.
type Read only DOMString The type of event.
bubbles Read only Boolean Whether the event normally bubbles or not
cancelable Read only Boolean Whether the event is cancellable or not?
relatedTarget Read only EventTarget (DOM element) event target receiving focus.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) No support[1] (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) No support[1] (Yes) ? (Yes)

[1] This event is not yet supported in Firefox, see bug 687787. It is possible to use the blur event instead, which is also compatible with event delegation.

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