jQuery event.relatedTarget Property

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jQuery event.relatedTarget Property

The jQuery event.relatedTarget property returns which element being entered or exited on mouse movement.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> <style> div{ border: 1px solid black; padding: 30px; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery event.relatedTarget Property</h1> <div> <p>Touch Me</p> </div> <p>Related Target is <strong></strong></p> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("div, p").mouseenter(function(e){ $("strong").text(e.relatedTarget.nodeName); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

event.relatedTarget;

Return Value

Value Explanation
string Returns which element being entered or exited on mouse movement.

Browser Support

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