ondragleave event

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Fires on the target object when the user moves the mouse out of a valid drop target during a drag operation.


HTML Attribute <element ondragleave = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.ondragleave = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("ondragleave", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("dragleave", handler, useCapture)

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


The ondragleave event does not support the event object's toElement and fromElement properties.

Calls the associated event handler.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Drag the selection over a valid drop target, and then move that selection out again without dropping it.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also

About DHTML Data Transfer



Build date: 1/23/2012