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fromElement property

Sets or retrieves the object from which activation or the mouse pointer is exiting during the event.

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.fromElement

 

Property values

Type: Object

the previous location of activation or the mouse pointer.

Remarks

The property is read-only in Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0, and read/write in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and later.

Examples

In this example, the alert returns "mouse arrived" when the mouse pointer moves over the button.

Code example: http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/samples/author/dhtml/refs/fromElement.htm


<script>
function testMouse(oObject) {
	if(!oObject.contains(event.fromElement)) {
		alert("mouse arrived");
	}
}
</script>
:
<button id=oButton onmouseover="testMouse(this)">Mouse Over This.</button>

See also

event

 

 

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