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I want to trigger an event when the user hovers over a geometry that they drew. I know how to set up hover events for DOM objects, but not for graphic elements within the map window.

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

The GraphicsLayer has an onMouseOver event (doc). Not sure if that's what you're looking for.

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dojo.connect(yourLayer, "onMouseOver", function(evt) {


dojo.connect(, "onMouseOut", function(evt) {;
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