onmovestart event

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

Fires when the object starts to move.


HTML Attribute <element onmovestart = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onmovestart = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onmovestart", handler)

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


The onmovestart event fires only when an editable element starts to move.

This event can only be bound to absolutely positioned elements.

Calls the associated event handler if there is one.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Start to move the editable object.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:



Build date: 1/23/2012