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buttons property

Indicates which pointer device buttons are being pressed, expressed as a bitmask.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification, Section 5.2.3

Syntax

JavaScript

p = object.buttons

Property values

Type: Number

0

No buttons are pressed

1

2

  • Right mouse button press, or
  • Pen contact with barrel button pressed, or(PointerEvent only)

4

Middle mouse button press

8

X1 (back) mouse button press (PointerEvent only)

16

X2 (forward) mouse button press (PointerEvent only)

32

Pen contact with eraser button pressed (PointerEvent only)

Standards information

See also

DragEvent
MouseEvent
MouseWheelEvent
WheelEvent
button

 

 

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