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clientY Event Attribute

Event Object Reference Event Object

Definition and Usage

The clientY event attribute returns the vertical coordinate (according to the client area) of the mouse pointer when an event was triggered.

The client area is the current window.

Syntax

event.clientY


Example

Example

The following example alerts the coordinates of the mouse pointer when the mouse button was clicked:

<html>
<head>
<script>
function show_coords(event)
  {
  var x=event.clientX
  var y=event.clientY
  alert("X coords: " + x + ", Y coords: " + y)
  }
</script>
</head>

<body>

<p onmousedown="show_coords(event)">Click this paragraph, and an alert box will alert the x and y coordinates of the mouse pointer.</p>

</body>
</html>

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