ActionScript 3: Return if cursor in bottom

Posted on 2010-11-16
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
If the cursor is within the bottom 25 pixels, I want to return.

I can get the number for the position of the bottom 25 pixels like this:
stage.stageHeight - 25

But I do not know how to get the number for where the cursor is.
public function hideControlBar(e:MouseEvent)
			if( position_of_cursor > stage.stageHeight - 25 ) return;
			myTween = new Tween( controlCont, "y", Regular.easeInOut, 1, 26, .8, true );

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Question by:hankknight
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Carnou earned 500 total points
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I believe you're looking for:
position_of_cursor = stage.mouseY;

Every DisplayObject (including the stage) has a mouseX and mouseY property that says where within that object the mouse is.
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what carnou said is correct.

you also have access to it in the MouseEvent, as e.stageX and e.stageY

public function hideControlBar(e:MouseEvent)
			if( e.stageY > stage.stageHeight - 25 ) return;
			myTween = new Tween( controlCont, "y", Regular.easeInOut, 1, 26, .8, true );

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