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jQuery UI 1.8 The User Interface Library for jQuery by Dan Wellman

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Droppable event callbacks

The options that we've looked at so far configure various operational features of the droppable. In addition to these, there are almost as many callback options, so that we can define functions that react to different things occurring to the droppable and its accepted drag objects. These options are listed in the following table:

Callback option

Invoked when…

activate

An accepted drag object begins dragging

deactivate

An accepted drag object stops being dragged

drop

An accepted drag object is dropped onto a droppable

out

An accepted drag object is moved out of the bounds (including the tolerance) of the droppable

over

An accepted drag object is moved within the bounds (including the tolerance) ...

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