Document: pointerover event

The pointerover event is fired when a pointing device is moved into an element's hit test boundaries.

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes
Interface PointerEvent
Event handler property onpointerover


Using addEventListener():

document.addEventListener('pointerover', (event) => {
  console.log('Pointer moved in');

Using the onpointerover event handler property:

document.onpointerover = (event) => {
  console.log('Pointer moved in');


Specification Status
Pointer Events – Level 2 Recommendation
Pointer Events Obsolete

Browser compatibility

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See also