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02-19-2007, 06:15 PM
How to find the mouse-position without events?
I have set an Interval with setInterval that calls a function every second.
How could this function find out the mouse position?
Addidtional question, that I will put in a new thread too:
How to create an event, like described on the W3C-site about the events?
Good to be back on this good forum!
02-19-2007, 07:09 PM
have a look here:
"Capturing Mouse Position"
02-19-2007, 07:15 PM
That uses the onmousemove-event too.
The problem with this event is that it uses much of the CPU, the CPU-load goes high from 0 to 100 percent if moving fast with the mouse.
That's not good.
I bet there is a way to find the mouse-position, at least in Firefox I hope.
By the way: I'm using Firefox (1.6 in the moment, maybe 2.0 soon) on Windows XP. I only need a solution for Firefox in the moment.
02-19-2007, 07:24 PM
runs fine on my system and doesn't use any cpu at all.
however, on your script "setInterval that calls a function every second"
this will cause the cpu usage to go very high and will eventually crash the browser.
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