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    MouseEvent.screenY

    The MouseEvent.screenY read-only property provides the vertical coordinate of the mouse pointer in global (screen) coordinates.

    Syntax

    var pixelNumber = instanceOfMouseEvent.screenY
    

    Return value

    • pixelNumber is the offset from the top of the screen in pixels.

    Example

    <html>
    <head>
    <title>screenX\screenY example</title>
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
    
    function showCoords(evt){
      alert(
        "screenX value: " + evt.screenX + "\n"
        + "screenY value: " + evt.screenY + "\n"
      );
    }
    
    </script>
    </head>
    
    <body onmousedown="showCoords(event)">
    <p>To display the mouse coordinates click anywhere on the page.</p>
    </body>
    </html>
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification
    The definition of 'MouseEvent.screenY' in that specification.
    Working Draft No change from Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Events Specification.
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Events Specification
    The definition of 'MouseEvent.sceenY' in that specification.
    Recommendation Initial definition

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Firefox (Gecko) Chrome Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Android IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: kscarfone, teoli, Jeremie
    Last updated by: teoli,