[thelist] js: onMouseDown() vs onClick()

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 27 17:30:02 CST 2002

>I have read that the mouse handler onMouseDown() is a preferred method
>than onClick(). Why ? Both are working fine here. Are there any obscure
>reason one should take care of ?

No, without any clarification or qualification it's not true. What the
author might mean, though, is that you can only detect a right-click with
mousedown or mouseup, not with a click.


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