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jQuery event.pageX Property

❮ jQuery Event Methods

Example

Return the position of the mouse pointer:

$(document).mousemove(function(event){
  $("span").text("X: " + event.pageX + ", Y: " + event.pageY);
});
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Definition and Usage

The event.pageX property returns the position of the mouse pointer, relative to the left edge of the document.

Tip: This event property is often used together with the event.pageY property.


Syntax

event.pageX

Parameter Description
event Required. The event parameter comes from the event binding function

❮ jQuery Event Methods