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  <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
  <html xmlns="" >
      <title>Using the target Property</title>
      <script type="text/javascript">
      function image_eventHandler(evt) {
          var eventTarget =;  //Get the element.
          var eventType = evt.type;  //Get the type of event.
          if (eventType == "mouseover") { //The mouse rolled over the image.
              eventTarget.src = "o.gif"; //So change the image's src property.
          if (eventType == "mouseout") { //The mouse moved out.
              eventTarget.src = "x.gif"; //So change it back to the original picture.
      <img src="x.gif" onmouseover="image_eventHandler(event)" onmouseout="image_eventHandler(event)" />

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