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HTML event attributes

The following events can be used to trigger a script processing action in the BlackBerry® Browser:

Attribute

Value(s)

Description

Availability

onblur

script

A blur event occurs when an element loses focus by either the pointer or by tabbed navigation.

The onblur attribute can be applied to the following elements:

  • <a>
  • <area>
  • <button>
  • <input>
  • <label>
  • <select>
  • <textarea>

4.6 or later

onchange

script

A change event occurs when a form control loses focus after the user has modified the value.

The onchange attribute can be applied to the following elements:

  • <input>
  • <select>
  • <textarea>

4.6 or later

onclick

script

A click event occurs when the user clicks the trackball or trackwheel on a BlackBerry® device. (or, for touchscreen devices, when the user performs a tap)

The onclick event attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>,<meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onfocus

script

A focus event occurs when an element gains focus by either the pointer or by tabbed navigation.

The onfocus attribute can be applied to the following elements:

  • <a>
  • <area>
  • <button>
  • <input>
  • <label>
  • <select>
  • <textarea>

4.6 or later

onkeydown

script

A keydown event occurs when a key is pressed down while the pointer is over an element.

The onkeydown attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onkeypress

script

A keypress event occurs when a key is pressed and released while the pointer is over an element.

The onkeypress attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onkeyup

script

A keyup event occurs when a key is released while the pointer is over an element.

The onkeyup attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onload

script

A load event occurs when the BlackBerry Browser finishes loading a new page or a complete frameset.

The onload attribute can be applied to the following elements:

  • <body>
  • <frameset>

4.6 or later

onmousedown

script

A mousedown event occurs when the user depresses the trackwheel or trackball on a BlackBerry device.

The onmousedown attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onmousemove

script

A mousemove event occurs when the user moves the pointer while it is over an element.

The onmousemove attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onmouseout

script

A mouseout event occurs when the user moves the pointer off of an element.

The onmouseout attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onmouseover

script

A mouseover event occurs when the user moves the pointer over an element.

The onmouseover attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onmouseup

script

A mouseup event occurs when the user releases the trackwheel or trackball on a BlackBerry device.

The onmouseup attribute can be applied to all elements except for <base>, <basefont>, <bdo>, <br>, <font>, <frame>, <frameset>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.

4.6 or later

onreset

script

A reset event occurs when the user resets a form.

The onreset attribute can be applied to the <form> element.

4.0 or later

onselect

script

A select event occurs when the user selects some text in a text field.

The onselect attribute can be applied to the following elements:

  • <input>
  • <textarea>

4.6 or later

onsubmit

script

A submit event occurs when the user submits a form.

The onsubmit attribute can be applied to the <form> element.

4.0 or later

onunload

script

An unload event occurs when the BlackBerry Browser removes a new page or a frameset.

The onunload attribute can be applied to the following elements:

  • <body>
  • <frameset>

4.6 or later

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