# x,y coordinates

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by bobster, Jan 17, 2004.

1. ### bobsterGuest

How does one identify a particular place on the display screen in terms
of its x, y coordinates?

bobster, Jan 17, 2004

2. ### HarrisonGuest

http://www.mikezilla.com/exp0006.html

On Sat, 17 Jan 2004 02:54:42 GMT, "bobster" <>
wrote:

>How does one identify a particular place on the display screen in terms
>of its x, y coordinates?

Harrison, Jan 17, 2004

3. ### bobsterGuest

Wow, that was easy!

bobster, Jan 17, 2004
4. ### HarrisonGuest

No problem.
There is a program which will also do it, but the site was down.

On Sat, 17 Jan 2004 03:34:22 GMT, "bobster" <>
wrote:

>Wow, that was easy!
>

Harrison, Jan 17, 2004
5. ### RichardGuest

bobster wrote:

> How does one identify a particular place on the display screen in terms
> of its x, y coordinates?

If x=0 and y=0 then your position is the top left corner of the screen.
Y is rows, X is columns.

Richard, Jan 17, 2004
6. ### bobsterGuest

Thanks!

bobster, Jan 17, 2004
7. ### BuffNET Tech Support - MichaelJGuest

Richard wrote:

> bobster wrote:
>
> > How does one identify a particular place on the display screen in terms
> > of its x, y coordinates?

>
> If x=0 and y=0 then your position is the top left corner of the screen.
> Y is rows, X is columns.

Uhh... isn't x=0 / y=0 typically bottom left corner?

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BuffNET Tech Support - MichaelJ, Jan 17, 2004
8. ### why?Guest

On Sat, 17 Jan 2004 15:45:07 GMT, BuffNET Tech Support - MichaelJ wrote:

>Richard wrote:
>
>> bobster wrote:
>>
>> > How does one identify a particular place on the display screen in terms
>> > of its x, y coordinates?

>>
>> If x=0 and y=0 then your position is the top left corner of the screen.
>> Y is rows, X is columns.

>
>Uhh... isn't x=0 / y=0 typically bottom left corner?

Depends on application, web broswer example.
http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/visuren.html#fixed-positioning
which uses top/left.

This example is markedup with x,y shown
http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/visuren.html#q29

Me

why?, Jan 17, 2004