JavaScript MouseEvent offsetX Property

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JavaScript MouseEvent offsetX Property

The event.offsetX property returns the x-coordinate (horizontal-coordinate) of the mouse pointer, relative to the target element.

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p onmousemove="myFunction(event)">Move cursor anywhere within this paragraph</p> <p id="point"></p> <script> function myFunction(e){ var xCoords = e.offsetX; var yCoords = e.offsetY; var result = "X coords = "+xCoords+" ,Y coords = "+yCoords; document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = result; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Value

NumberA number representing the horizontal coordinate of the mouse pointer relative to the position of the padding edge of the target node.


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