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How to Know Where Cursor is Positioned

Steve Dyke
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Joined: Nov 16, 2004
Posts: 1562
I have a page with two DIV tags on it(and upper section and lower section). I place a jsp in the lower section using jQuery load. When in the lower section I use the following code to keep up with the cursor so when mousedown is detected a third DIV tag is displayed at that point. This all works good except I tried to make the lower section DIV tag scrollable using overflow. Now my third DIV tag does not display at the cursor position it is offset usually lower. I figure it is the scrolling offset of the lower DIV tag but I have no idea how to compensate for this.

Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
Are you putting the div inside of the layer that scrolls and not on the document level?

The div also has a scrollTop

I agree. Here's the link:
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