This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The MouseEvent.offsetY read-only property provides the offset in the Y coordinate of the mouse pointer between that event and the padding edge of the target node.


var yOffset = instanceOfMouseEvent.offsetY;

Return value

An integer.


Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'MouseEvent' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Edge Firefox (Gecko) Chrome Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 39.0 (39.0) (Yes) 6 (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Android IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 43.0 (43.0) ? ? ? ?

See also

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