Re: [cssom-view] new method, like document.elementFromPoint(), but in the document's coordinate space

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 12:33 AM, Edward O'Connor <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Both document.elementFromPoint() and document.caretPositionFromPoint()
> take viewpoint coordinates, and return null if the coordinates given
> identify a point outside of the visible viewport. This prevents using
> these methods for hit testing elements elsewhere in the document.

How about document.elementsFromPoint(), so you get all elements at
that point sorted descending by z-order?
And wouldn't <element>.caretPositionFromPoint() make more sense? So
you could even get the caret positions from overlapping elements.


Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 05:04:48 UTC