[whatwg] onshow event

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue May 4 21:47:13 PDT 2010

On Tue, 4 May 2010, Perry Smith wrote:
> I see in the html5 spec an 'onshow' event but no text describing when 
> the 'show' event is triggered.

It's part of the context menu mechanism:


> It would be wonderful if an element had an event that would fire when 
> that particular element is shown on the page.  This might be due to the 
> display attribute changing or it might be due to it scrolling into view.  

That's more of a presentation issue; I recommend raising this in the 
context of CSSOM. Anne, is there a bug database or issues list for CSSOM 
where things like this can be logged?

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