Javascript/jquery Function to detect mousemovement

Posted on 2013-11-08
Last Modified: 2013-11-28

I want to create a function that captures mouse movement over an object.
The idea is for part of a game whereby the user has to move the mouse up and down a certain number of times. So I need to tally this up so that I know when the user has completed.

Any ideas? And also best for performance
Question by:coolispaul
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COBOLdinosaur earned 250 total points
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just use the mouse over and increment a counter:


You will need to define cnt globally in your scripting.


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Sar1973 earned 250 total points
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You could use the onmousemove event, assigning it to the whole body of your page (see

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