[Project_owners] Event.button in Firefox

Alex Vincent ajvincent at gmail.com
Mon Apr 17 11:58:19 EDT 2006

65535?  That doesn't sound right at all.

I'm going to cc smaug on this; he recently did a lot of work on DOM
events, and he may have a clue.

On 4/17/06, Didier Ernotte <didier at ernotte.com> wrote:
> Is it me or the value of the event.button keeps changing all the time
> with every new release. In my extension I have some code that tests the
> value of the left button with
> if (event.button == 0) ...
> and that was fine up to Mozilla 1.7 . With the preview of FF 1.5 and
> the official release of 1.5 and the value have change to
> if (event.button == 65535) ...
> and it was ok too with beta of FF 2.0
> Now with the FF I was to switch back to
> if (event.button == 0) ...
> Does any body else have the same problem, or can I use an attribute of
> some Interface like EVENT.LEFT_BUTTON to have always the correct value
> ?
> Didier
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