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MouseEvent : UIEvent

Provides information for a Mouse-related event.

Constructors

Constructor Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
MouseEvent Constructor() : MouseEvent
Provides information for a Mouse-related event.
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MouseEvent() : MouseEvent

Provides information for a Mouse-related event.

Returns

MouseEvent
Visibility
internal

Inherited Properties

Property Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
detail : Number
Numeric detail related to the event.
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  • Mozilla: Incorrect on Windows.

For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Event_889.html

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

view : AbstractView
Window that generated the event.
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Properties

Property Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
altKey : Boolean
If true, indicates that the user pressed the "Alt" key while the event occurred.
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For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Key_Event_330.htm

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HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

button : Number
Specifies which mouse button was clicked or released during a mousedown, mouseup, or click event.
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  • IE: Left button = "1". Right button = "2". Middle button = "4".
  • Mozilla: Left button = "0". Right button = "1". Middle button = "2". On Mac, recognizies "shift+click" as a right-button click.
  • Safari: Only detects the Left button click.
  • Opera: Left button = "0". Right button = "1". Middle button = "2".

For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/dhtml/Event_onMethod_688.dhtml

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

clientX : Number
Horizontal (x) coordinate of the mouse pointer in the window.
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clientY : Number
Vertical (y) coordinate of the mouse pointer in the window.
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ctrlKey : Boolean
If true, indicates that the user pressed the "Ctrl" key while the event occurred.
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For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Key_Event_330.htm

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HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

metaKey : Boolean
If true, indicates that the user pressed the "Meta" key while the event occurred.
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  • Mozilla: Mac only.

For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Key_Event_330.htm

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relatedTarget : EventTarget
Node related to the target node for the event.
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For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Target_339.htm

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screenX : Number
Horizontal (x) coordinate of the mouse pointer relative to the upper-left corner of the client screen.
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For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Event_889.html

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HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

screenY : Number
Vertical (y) coordinate of the mouse pointer relative to the upper-left corner of the client screen.
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For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Event_889.html

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

shiftKey : Boolean
If true, indicates that the user pressed the "Shift" key while the event occurred.
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For examples, see the Navioo examples page:

http://www.navioo.com/javascript/tutorials/Key_Event_330.htm

Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

Inherited Functions

Method Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
initUIEvent(String typeArg, Boolean canBubbleArg, Boolean cancelableArg, AbstractView viewArg, Number detailArg) : void
Sets the initial property values for a new UIEvent object.
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Parameters

String typeArg Type of event.
Boolean canBubbleArg If true, the event should bubble by default.
Boolean cancelableArg If true, the event is cancellable by default.
AbstractView viewArg Window or frame for the event.
Number detailArg Code for the event detail.

Returns

void
Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

Functions

Method Action IE Mozilla Netscape Opera Safari
initMouseEvent() : void
Sets the initial property values for a new MouseEvent object.
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Returns

void
Availability

HTML DOM Level 2|W3C

References

Event|UIEvent

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