Removes mouse capture from the object in the current document.
HRESULT retVal = object.releaseCapture();
This method has no parameters.
If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.
There are no standards that apply here.
For IHTMLElement2::releaseCapture to have an effect, you must set mouse capture through the IHTMLElement2::setCapture method.
You can invoke the IHTMLElement2::releaseCapture method on the document object. The IHTMLElement2::releaseCapture method makes it unnecessary to determine which element has capture to programmatically release it. Other actions that release document capture include displaying a modal dialog box and switching focus to another application or browser window.
- About Mouse Capture