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onmouseover Property

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Returns or sets a Variant that represents the value of the onmouseover event. For example, the Variant can represent a macro or procedure call that executes when the event has occurred.


expression   Required. An expression that returns a DispFPHTMLDocument object.


The following example, which appears embedded in the <head> section of an HTML document, displays a message to the user when the user positions the mouse over a <p> element containing the onmouseover="DisplayMessage" attribute in the current page.

<title>onmouseover Example</title>
<script id=clientEventHandlersVBS language=vbscript>

Sub DisplayMessage
'Displays message to user

    MsgBox "This message is displayed when the user positions the mouse over the <p> element in the current document."

End Sub


The <p> section code below calls the DisplayMessage procedure located in the <head> section of the document. When the user positions the mouse over the <p> element in the document, a message will be displayed.

<p onmouseover = "DisplayMessage">Move the mouse over this paragraph to view a message.</p>

The following line of code sets the onmouseover attribute to the DisplayMessage procedure call. The index value zero (0) denotes the <p> tag as the only <p> element in the current page and the only <p> element in the all collection.

ActiveDocument.body.all.tags("p").item(0).onmouseover = "Display Message"