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Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Target dom/Element
Cancelable No
Default action  ?

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The onload event occurs when the browser has fully parsed the element and its descendants and is ready to act appropriately on that element, such as rendering the element to the target device. Before the event occurs, the browser must have loaded, parsed, and prepared referenced external resources for rendering. Optional external resources are not required to be ready for the event to occur.

The object that the event is specified for is loaded. To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • A user opens a page in the browser to fire this event for the document or any object within it.


Standards information

Event handler parameters

pEvt [in]
Type: IDOMUIEventThe IDOMEvent object.

See also

Related pages (MSDN)


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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]