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onmousewheel event

Fires when the wheel button is rotated.

Syntax

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

 

Event information

SynchronousNo
BubblesYes
CancelableYes

 

Event handler parameters

pEvtObj [in]

Type: IHTMLEventObj

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

HTMLAreaEvents2::onmousewheel was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

Scrolls the page up or down.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Rotate the wheel button.

See also

Reference
HTMLAreaEvents2::onscroll
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmousemove
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmousedown
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmouseout
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmouseover
HTMLAreaEvents2::onmouseup

 

 

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