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    Document.getBoxObjectFor()

    Obsolete
    This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

    Returns a boxObject (x, y, width, height) for a specified element.

    Note: This method is obsolete. You should use the element.getBoundingClientRect() method instead.

    Syntax

    boxObject = document.getBoxObjectFor(element);
    

    Example

    var myDiv = document.getElementById("myDiv"),
        boxObj = document.getBoxObjectFor (myDiv);
     
    alert (
      "x:" + boxObj.x +
      ", y:" + boxObj.y +
      ", Width:" + boxObj.width +
      ", Height:" + boxObj.height
    );

    Notes

    Specified in nsIXULDocument.idl

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    Last updated by: teoli,
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