Absolute mouse position

Simon Ser contact at emersion.fr
Mon Sep 19 11:30:38 UTC 2022

On Monday, September 19th, 2022 at 13:19, Jesse Van Gavere <jesse.vangavere at scioteq.com> wrote:

> Is it possible to somehow get the absolute mouse position relative to
> a screen from Wayland as was possible in X11? It is something an
> application of ours relies on to work properly and we’ve been trying
> to see if we can make this work in both X11 and Wayland.

No, this isn't possible, by design.

Can you explain your use-case? Then maybe we can suggest a way to make
it work on Wayland.


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