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Used in an linked event with the mouse or stylus (click code, hover code, left or right button pressed code, ...) returns the vertical position (Y) of the mouse cursor in relation to the control or the window considered.
You can find out:
  • the position of the mouse (or the stylus) when left clicking in an Image control (function used in the "Click" event of the Image control)
  • the position of the mouse (or stylus) when hovering over a window (function used in the optional "Mouse hover" event of a window)
Remarks:
  • Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidJava It is advisable to use this function only in events in fields hovered with the mouse.
  • Universal Windows 10 AppAndroid MouseYPos returns the last known position of finger on the device screen.
Versions 16 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)
// "WIN_Drawing" window hovered by the mouse
// Optional code of the window
Message("Position of the mouse: X: " + MouseXPos() + "Y: " + MouseYPos())
Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)
// Displays a different message according to the location clicked
IF MouseYPos() < 25 THEN
Info("At the top")
ELSE
Info("At the bottom")
END
Syntax
Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)

Retrieving the mouse position in a window Hide the details

<Result> = MouseYPos([<Marker>])
<Result>: Integer
  • Vertical position (or Y coordinate) of mouse (or stylus) in pixels. By default, this position is given in relation to the top left corner of control on which the left mouse button was pressed.
  • -1 if an error occurred.
<Marker>: Optional Integer constant
Versions 17 and later
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position in relation to the top left corner of window (or window if the event occurs on the window).
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpWindowMouse position in relation to the top left corner of window.
mpImageMouse position in the image (in relation to the top left corner of image).

This constant should only be used when the function MouseYPos is called in an event associated with an Image control. Otherwise, MouseYPos will return -1.

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is not available.
New in version 17
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position in relation to the top left corner of window (or window if the event occurs on the window).
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpWindowMouse position in relation to the top left corner of window.
mpImageMouse position in the image (in relation to the top left corner of image).

This constant should only be used when the function MouseYPos is called in an event associated with an Image control. Otherwise, MouseYPos will return -1.

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is not available.
Marker used to calculate the position:
mpControl
(Default value)
Mouse position in relation to the top left corner of window (or window if the event occurs on the window).
mpScreenMouse position in the screen (in relation to the top left corner of screen).
mpWindowMouse position in relation to the top left corner of window.
mpImageMouse position in the image (in relation to the top left corner of image).

This constant should only be used when the function MouseYPos is called in an event associated with an Image control. Otherwise, MouseYPos will return -1.

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is not available.
Remarks
Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)

Error

The main error codes are as follows:
  • No window is opened.
  • No mouse click is performed.
  • The function MouseYPos is not called in an linked event with the mouse.
  • The click code is executed by function Execute or ExecuteProcess.
Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileAndroidiPhone/iPadJavaUser code (UMC)

Various

  • The horizontal position of mouse (or stylus) is returned by MouseXPos.
  • MouseYPos used in the selection code of row or table always returns 0.
Related Examples:
The drawing functions Unit examples (WINDEV): The drawing functions
[ + ] Using the main drawing functions of WINDEV to:
- Initialize an Image control for drawing
- Draw simple shapes
- Write a text into a drawing
- Change the color in a drawing
Component: wd260obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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