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Used in an linked event with the mouse or the stylus (click code, hover code, left or right button pressed code, ...) returns the horizontal (X) position of the mouse cursor in relation to the control or the window considered.
You can find out:
  • the position of the mouse (or stylus) when left-clicking in an Image control (function used in the "Click" event of the Image control).
  • the position of the mouse (or stylus) when hovering over a window (function used in the optional "Mouse hover" event of a window).
WEBDEV - Browser code Used in a browser event (of an control or a page), returns the horizontal position (X) of the mouse cursor according to the specified marker.
Remarks:
  • WINDEV The mouse position can also be returned by CursorPos. CursorPos should only be used to modify the mouse position.
  • Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidJava It is advisable to use this function only in events in fields hovered with the mouse.
  • Universal Windows 10 AppAndroid MouseXPos returns the last known position of finger on the device screen.
Versions 16 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
WINDEVReports and QueriesWindows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)
// "WIN_Drawing" window hovered by the mouse
// Optional code of the window
Message("Position of the mouse: X: " + MouseXPos() + "Y: " + MouseYPos())
WINDEVReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)
// Displays a different message according to the location clicked
IF MouseXPos() > 25 THEN
Info("To the right")
ELSE
Info("To the left")
END
WEBDEV - Browser code
// "Drawing" page hovered by the mouse
// Optional code of the page
// Mouse moved (onmousemove)
Message("Position of the mouse: X: " + MouseXPos(mpPage) + "Y: " + MouseYPos(mpPage))
Syntax
WINDEVReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)

Retrieving the mouse position in a window Hide the details

<Result> = MouseXPos([<Marker>])
<Result>: Integer
  • Horizontal position (or X coordinate) of the mouse (or stylus) in pixels. By default, this position is given in relation to the top left corner of control on which the left mouse button was pressed.
  • -1 if an error occurred.
<Marker>: Optional Integer constant
Versions 17 and later
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position relative to the top left point of the hovered control (or of the window if the event is on the window).
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpWindowMouse position in relation to the top left corner of window.
mpImageMouse position in the Image control (relative to the top left corner of the Image control).

This constant should only be used when the function MouseXPos is called in an event associated with an Image control. Otherwise, MouseXPos will return -1.

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is not available.
New in version 17
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position relative to the top left point of the hovered control (or of the window if the event is on the window).
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpWindowMouse position in relation to the top left corner of window.
mpImageMouse position in the Image control (relative to the top left corner of the Image control).

This constant should only be used when the function MouseXPos is called in an event associated with an Image control. Otherwise, MouseXPos will return -1.

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is not available.
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position relative to the top left point of the hovered control (or of the window if the event is on the window).
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpWindowMouse position in relation to the top left corner of window.
mpImageMouse position in the Image control (relative to the top left corner of the Image control).

This constant should only be used when the function MouseXPos is called in an event associated with an Image control. Otherwise, MouseXPos will return -1.

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is not available.
WEBDEV - Browser code

Retrieving the mouse position in a page Hide the details

<Result> = MouseXPos([<Marker>])
<Result>: Integer or real
  • Horizontal position (or X coordinate) of the mouse cursor in relation to the specified marker (in pixels),
  • 0 if the information is not available (depending on the browser used and on the control).
<Marker>: Optional integer constant
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position relative to the top left point of the hovered control (or of the page if no control is hovered and if the event is on the page).
If this constant is selected, MouseXPos must be used in the "OnClick" code of control.
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpPageMouse position in relation to the top left corner of page (while taking the page "scrolling" into account).
Remarks
WINDEVReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)

Error

The main error codes are as follows:
  • No window is opened.
  • No mouse click is performed.
  • The function MouseXPos is not called in an linked event with the mouse.
  • The click code is executed by function Execute or ExecuteProcess.
WINDEVReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)

Various

  • It is possible to know the vertical position of the mouse (or the stylus) thanks to the MouseYPos function.
  • MouseXPos used in the selection code of row or table always returns 0.
  • Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidJava It is advisable to use this function only in WLanguage events associated with mouse-over fields.
WEBDEV - Browser code

Limits in browser code

The MouseXPos function is not available:
  • in browser procedures.
  • in the events directly or indirectly called from a browser procedure (via ExecuteProcess for example).
  • in the browser code of a Button or Link control..
Related Examples:
The drawing functions Unit examples (WINDEV): The drawing functions
[ + ] Using the main drawing functions of WINDEV to:
- Initialize an Image control for drawing
- Draw simple shapes
- Write a text into a drawing
- Change the color in a drawing
Component: wd260obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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