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MouseDevice.GetPosition Method

Gets the position of the mouse relative to a specified element.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public Point GetPosition(
	IInputElement relativeTo


Type: System.Windows.IInputElement

The frame of reference in which to calculate the position of the mouse.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Point
The position of the mouse relative to the parameter relativeTo.


relativeTo is null or is not a UIElement or ContentElement.

The position of the mouse pointer is calculated relative to the specified IInputElement with the upper-left corner of element being the point of origin, 0,0.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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