The Window.screenY read-only property returns the vertical distance, in CSS pixels of the top border of the user's browser from the top edge of the screen.

Syntax

lLoc = window.screenY 
  • lLoc is the number of CSS pixels from the top of the screen.

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Before Firefox 28, Gecko was using device pixels instead of CSS pixels; in other words, it was assuming a value of screenPixelsPerCSSPixel of 1 for any device.
IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support Yes
Notes
Full support Yes
Notes
Notes Before Firefox 28, Gecko was using device pixels instead of CSS pixels; in other words, it was assuming a value of screenPixelsPerCSSPixel of 1 for any device.
Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

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