GlobalEventHandlers.onpointerenter

The onpointerenter property of the GlobalEventHandlers mixin is an EventHandler that processes pointerenter events.

Syntax

targetElement.onpointerenter = enterHandler;

var enterHandler = targetElement.onpointerenter;

Value

enterHandler
The pointerenter event handler for element targetElement.

Example

This example shows two ways to use onpointerenter to set an element's pointerenter event handler.

<html>
<script>
function enterHandler(ev) {
  // Process the pointerenter event
}
function init() {
  let el = document.getElementById('target1');
  el.onpointerenter = enterHandler;
}
</script>

<body onload="init();">
  <div id="target1"> Touch me ... </div>
  <div id="target2" onpointerenter="enterHandler(event)"> Touch me ... </div>
</body>
</html>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Pointer Events – Level 2
The definition of 'onpointerenter' in that specification.
Recommendation Non-stable version
Pointer Events
The definition of 'onpointerenter' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

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See also