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Posted on 2004-08-18
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In a module, I have:

Type PointApi
  x As Long
  y As Long
End Type

Declare Function GetCursorPos Lib "user32" (IpPoint As PointApi) As Long
‘’’’’’’’’’’’’’
In a cmdButton_Click, I have

Private Button1_Click()
Dim p As PointApi
Dim xp As Long
Dim yp As Long
xp = GetCursorPos(p)
yp = GetCursorPos(p)
MsgBox xp & ", " & yp          ‘<---  no matter where I click, I get 1, 1

End Sub

Also, I would like to get the Button1.Top and Button1.Left as well.  Thank you in advance for your input.

Mike
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Shauli earned 1200 total points
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I dont know what you want to acheive with the command button, however, using the MouseDown event you can get the precise location of the mouse using the integrated X and Y variables:

Private Sub Command1_MouseDown(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
'where X and Y are the mouse location
'do your stuff
End Sub


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by:Imbue
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Try using this code in the command button.


Dim p As PointApi

Call GetCursorPos(p)
MsgBox p.x & ", " & p.y
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by:Mike Eghtebas
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Shauli,
Thank you very much for good directions I have been receiving from you.  

Imbue,  
Thank you for your solution.

Regards,

Mike
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