onmove event

Fires when the object moves.


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


Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Cancelable No


Event handler parameters

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.


This event can be bound to relatively positioned elements as well as absolutely positioned elements.

This event does not fire when it is bound to an object inside a container object that moves.

Calls the associated event handler if there is one.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Change the absolute position of the object.

The pEvtObj parameter is required for the following interfaces: