onlosecapture event

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

Fires when the object loses the mouse capture.


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

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


Sends the event notification to the object that is losing the mouse capture.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Set mouse capture to a different object.
  • Change the active window so that the current document using mouse capture loses focus.
  • Invoke the releaseCapture method on the document or object.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces:

See also





About Mouse Capture



Build date: 1/23/2012