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onmousedown event

Fires when the user clicks the object with either mouse button.

HTML 4.01 Specification, Section 18.2.3

 

Syntax

HTML Attribute <element onmousedown = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onmousedown = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onmousedown", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("mousedown", handler, useCapture)

 

Event information

SynchronousNo
BubblesYes
CancelableYes

 

Event handler parameters

pEvtObj [in]

Type: IHTMLEventObj

Standards information

Remarks

Use the IHTMLEventObj::button property to determine which mouse button is clicked.

Initiates actions associated with the event and with the object being clicked.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Click a mouse button.

See also

Reference
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmousewheel
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmousemove
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmouseout
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmouseover
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmouseup
onmspointerdown

 

 

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