Mouse events are not sent when the nodes under the mouse change during layout. This then represents an incorrect state in that the hover state of where the mouse actually doesn't match the current hover state of the document. To fix a variety of issues we will start dispatching mouse transitional events and update the hover state shortly after layout has been executed. This will match Firefox behavior.

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 62
  • Chrome for Android release 62
  • Android WebView release 62

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signals


Last updated on 2020-11-09