ondragend event

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)

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes

Event handler parameters

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

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.


The HTMLElementEvents2::ondragend event is the final drag event to fire, following the HTMLElementEvents2::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.

See also

About DHTML Data Transfer