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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#1834 closed bug (wontfix)

event.clientX and clientY incorrect for Safari2

Reported by: jeffkretz Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 1.2.2
Component: event Version: 1.2.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Description

This is factually a bug/incompatibility in Safari, but the event normalization done in jQuery can address this issue.

For IE6, IE7, FF and Safari, on a click event, the clientX and clientY values are relative to the top left of the viewport. For Safari 2, they are relative to the top left of the document.

If you scroll down or to the right, the clientX and clientY for Safari is different from all the other browsers.

Sample page here:

http://www.scorpiontechnology.com/cobalt/mouseclick.htm

One fix would be to add this right after the pageX/Y normalization script under the event.fix method:

// Fix clientX/Y for Safari.
if (jQuery.browser.safari) {
	var doc = document.documentElement, body = document.body;
	event.clientX = event.clientX - (doc && doc.scrollLeft || body && body.scrollLeft || 0) + (doc.clientLeft || 0);
	event.clientY = event.clientY - (doc && doc.scrollTop  || body && body.scrollTop  || 0) + (doc.clientLeft || 0);
}

This can be seen working on this page:

http://www.scorpiontechnology.com/cobalt/mouseclick_fix.htm

JK

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by jeffkretz

Correction:

For IE6, IE7, FF and Opera, on a click event ...

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by joern

Component: coreevent

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by brandon

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

This is resolved in Safari 3

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