ondragend event

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

Fires on the source object when the user releases the mouse at the close of a drag operation.


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

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


The ondragend event is the final drag event to fire, following the ondragleave event, which fires on the target object.

Calls the associated event handler.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Release the mouse button during a drag operation.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also

About DHTML Data Transfer



Build date: 1/23/2012