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y property

Sets or retrieves the y-coordinate (in pixels) of the mouse pointer, or user's finger, offset from the closest relatively positioned parent element of the element that fired the event.



p = object.y

Property values

Type: Integer

the y-coordinate, in pixels.


The y property returns a coordinate relative to the body element.

If the mouse or finger is outside the window at the time the event fires, this property returns -1.


This example displays the current mouse position in the browser's status window.

<BODY onmousemove="window.status = 'X=' + window.event.x + 
    ' Y=' + window.event.y">



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