relatedTarget property

Gets the secondary element that is involved in an event.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification, Section 5.2.3Internet Explorer 9

 

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.relatedTarget

 

Property values

Type: Object

The related element.

Standards information

Remarks

The related element depends on the type of event:

  • In onmouseover events, the related element is the element that the mouse pointer left.
  • In onmouseout events, the related element is the element that the mouse pointer entered.
  • In onfocusin events, the related element is the element that lost focus.
  • In onfocusout events, the related element is the element that gained focus.

See also

DragEvent
FocusEvent
MouseEvent
MouseWheelEvent
WheelEvent

 

 

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