How do I check if the mouse is over an element in jQuery

0 votes

I don't want to use the mouseover event because I'm already using it for something else. I just need to know if the mouse is over an element at a given moment.

I'd like to do something like this, if only there was an "IsMouseOver" function:

function hideTip(oi) {
    setTimeout(function() { if (!IsMouseOver(oi)) $(oi).fadeOut(); }, 100);
}
Oct 5, 2020 in JQuery by kartik
• 37,500 points
957 views

1 answer to this question.

0 votes

Hello @kartik,

Use this code:

$("someelement").mouseenter(function(){
    clearTimeout($(this).data('timeoutId'));
    $(this).find(".tooltip").fadeIn("slow");
}).mouseleave(function(){
    var someElement = $(this),
        timeoutId = setTimeout(function(){
            someElement.find(".tooltip").fadeOut("slow");
        }, 650);
    //set the timeoutId, allowing us to clear this trigger if the mouse comes back over
    someElement.data('timeoutId', timeoutId); 
});

Hope it helps!!
Thank you!!

answered Oct 5, 2020 by Niroj
• 82,740 points

Related Questions In JQuery

0 votes
1 answer

How can I select an element with multiple classes in jQuery?

Hello @kartik, If you want to match only ...READ MORE

answered Sep 10, 2020 in JQuery by Niroj
• 82,740 points
1,397 views
0 votes
1 answer

How do you make an element "flash" in jQuery

If all you want is that yellow ...READ MORE

answered Jun 1 in JQuery by Edureka
• 13,640 points
54 views
0 votes
0 answers

how do I create an array in jquery?

$(document).ready(function() { $("a").click(function() { ...READ MORE

Jun 6 in JQuery by Edureka
• 13,640 points
34 views
0 votes
1 answer

How to check if a jQuery plugin is loaded?

Hello @kartik, for the plugins that doesn't use ...READ MORE

answered Apr 28, 2020 in JQuery by Niroj
• 82,740 points
743 views
+1 vote
1 answer

How to make anchor tag with routing using Laravel?

Hey @kartik, First you have to go to ...READ MORE

answered Mar 18, 2020 in Laravel by Niroj
• 82,740 points
14,631 views
0 votes
1 answer

What is redirection in Laravel?

Named route is used to give specific ...READ MORE

answered Mar 18, 2020 in Laravel by Niroj
• 82,740 points
1,652 views
0 votes
1 answer

How to install Laravel via composer?

Hello, This is simple you just need to ...READ MORE

answered Mar 23, 2020 in Laravel by Niroj
• 82,740 points
1,369 views
+1 vote
1 answer

What are named routes in Laravel and How can specify route names for controller actions?

Hey @kartik, Named routing is another amazing feature of ...READ MORE

answered Mar 23, 2020 in Laravel by Niroj
• 82,740 points
19,830 views
0 votes
1 answer

How do I check if file exists in jQuery or pure JavaScript?

Hello @kartik, With jQuery: $.ajax({ url:'http://www.example.com/somefile.ext', ...READ MORE

answered Oct 5, 2020 in JQuery by Niroj
• 82,740 points
3,828 views
0 votes
1 answer

How to check if button is disabled in jQuery Mobile?

Hello, you can try $("#deliveryNext").is(":disabled") The following code works for ...READ MORE

answered May 29, 2020 in JQuery by Niroj
• 82,740 points
2,257 views
webinar REGISTER FOR FREE WEBINAR X
Send OTP
REGISTER NOW
webinar_success Thank you for registering Join Edureka Meetup community for 100+ Free Webinars each month JOIN MEETUP GROUP