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onstop event

Fires when the user clicks the Stop button or leaves the document.


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


Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No


Event handler parameters

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.


The HTMLDocumentEvents::onstop event fires after the HTMLWindowEvents::onbeforeunload event, and before the HTMLWindowEvents::onunload event.

Initiates any action associated with this event.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Click the Stop button.
  • Leave the document.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces: