[Project_owners] getting the visible range of an html doc?

Pete Collins pete at mozdevgroup.com
Wed Oct 20 09:44:36 EDT 2004


> I KNOW a
>node's bounding rectangle can be found because the DOM Inspector
>flashes it. But it seems the inspector uses it's own flasher module
>that's written in C++.
>
>Is there a way to get this bounding rectangle from XUL? Or will I
>have to hack C++ to do it?
>  
>
Inspector uses nsIFrame->GetRect() to get the relative offset of an 
element. Yes it's c++.

There are no Mozilla geometry scriptable interfaces that I can think of 
off hand . . .

--pete

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