onmousedown event

Fires when the user clicks the object with either mouse button.

Syntax

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

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes

Event handler parameters

  • pEvtObj [in]
    Type: [IHTMLEventObj](aa703876(v=vs.85).md)

Standards information

Remarks

Use the IHTMLEventObj::button property to determine which mouse button is clicked.

Initiates actions associated with the event and with the object being clicked.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Click a mouse button.

See also

Reference

HTMLInputImageEvents::onmousewheel

HTMLInputImageEvents::onmousemove

HTMLInputImageEvents::onmouseout

HTMLInputImageEvents::onmouseover

HTMLInputImageEvents::onmouseup

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