onmouseupattribute is the counterpart to the
onmousedownattribute. It triggers an event when the user releases the mouse button while the cursor is positioned over the element to which the attribute is applied. Just as
onmousedownis not greatly used, its partner
Note that this event attribute cannot be applied to the following elements:
The event handler for
onmouseup event calls the function
<div onmousedown="highlightThis();" onmouseup="unHighlightThis();">Holiday dates for 2008</div>
This attribute has no fixed value.
It’s up to the author to decide on the scripting that’s included here, be
that a call to one or more defined functions, or a simple
Every browser listed supports this attribute. However, inline event handlers such as this should be avoided. In the same way that inline CSS styles are frowned upon but externally defined CSS styles are considered good practice, inline event handlers should be stripped out and replaced with events attached unobtrusively through the DOM.