Fractional coordinates in MouseEvents

Update the types of all coordinates in MouseEvents from long to double to make the coordinates more precise for PointerEvents on high-DPI devices. Note, however, that the only browser-fired events that will change are PointerEvents. MouseEvents will continue to have integral coordinates for backward compatibility.



Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 56
  • Chrome for Android release 56
  • Android WebView release 56
  • Opera release 43
  • Opera for Android release 43

Consensus & Standardization


Last updated on 2017-06-14