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elementFromPoint method

Returns the element for the specified x coordinate and the specified y coordinate.

Syntax

var retval = document.elementFromPoint(x, y);

Parameters

x [in]

Type: Integer

A Integer that specifies the X-offset, in pixels.

y [in]

Type: Integer

A Integer that specifies the Y-offset, in pixels.

Return value

Type: IHTMLElement

Returns an element object.

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

Coordinates are supplied in client coordinates. The upper-left corner of the client area is (0,0). For elementFromPoint to exhibit expected behavior, the object or element located at position (x, y) must support and respond to mouse events.

See also

document
Reference
clientX
clientY

 

 

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