Steps to reproduce
event handler for the
mouseout events calls
window.alert() then the page completely freezes.
This can be easily duplicated using this jsfiddle: https://jsfiddle.net/hn0wgtzo/.
Duplication instructions are in the jsfiddle. Just in case, here are some more:
- Create a
mouseoverevent handler that calls
- Move your mouse over the element with the event handler. Click
OKon the alert popup.
- Move your mouse out-and-back-into the element with the event handler.
- Result: The
mouseoverevent is not fired a second time.
Comments and activity
Changed Title from “Calling alert() in mouseover/mouseout event handler causes selection to freeze” to “Calling alert() in mouseover/mouseout event handler causes page to freeze”
- Microsoft Edge Team
Changed Assigned To to “James M.”
Changed Assigned To to “Travis L.”