HTMLElement: pointerout event

The pointerout event is fired for several reasons including: pointing device is moved out of the hit test boundaries of an element; firing the pointerup event for a device that does not support hover (see pointerup); after firing the pointercancel event (see pointercancel); when a pen stylus leaves the hover range detectable by the digitizer.

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes
Interface PointerEvent
Event handler property onpointerout

Examples

Using addEventListener():

const para = document.querySelector('p');

para.addEventListener('pointerout', (event) => {
  console.log('Pointer moved out');
});

Using the onpointerout event handler property:

const para = document.querySelector('p');

para.onpointerout = (event) => {
  console.log('Pointer moved out');
};

Specifications

Specification Status
Pointer Events – Level 2 Recommendation
Pointer Events Obsolete

Browser compatibility

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See also