JavascriptToolbox.com Now Available!

Almost all of my javascript code has been moved over to its new home at The Javascript Toolbox. Please go there to find the latest scripts, information, etc. These pages will remain here for a while for historical purposes in case anyone needs a production copy of old code.
Anchor Position
[Toolbox]  [Example]  [Source]
Click the tabs to see other source options.
  Original     Compact  
Source file with comments removed and whitespace reduced (3k)
Right-click and "Save As" to download this file: AnchorPosition.js or copy and paste the text from below.

// ===================================================================
// Author: Matt Kruse <matt@mattkruse.com>
// WWW: http://www.mattkruse.com/
//
// NOTICE: You may use this code for any purpose, commercial or
// private, without any further permission from the author. You may
// remove this notice from your final code if you wish, however it is
// appreciated by the author if at least my web site address is kept.
//
// You may *NOT* re-distribute this code in any way except through its
// use. That means, you can include it in your product, or your web
// site, or any other form where the code is actually being used. You
// may not put the plain javascript up on your site for download or
// include it in your javascript libraries for download. 
// If you wish to share this code with others, please just point them
// to the URL instead.
// Please DO NOT link directly to my .js files from your site. Copy
// the files to your server and use them there. Thank you.
// ===================================================================

function getAnchorPosition(anchorname){var useWindow=false;var coordinates=new Object();var x=0,y=0;var use_gebi=false, use_css=false, use_layers=false;if(document.getElementById){use_gebi=true;}else if(document.all){use_css=true;}else if(document.layers){use_layers=true;}if(use_gebi && document.all){x=AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetLeft(document.all[anchorname]);y=AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetTop(document.all[anchorname]);}else if(use_gebi){var o=document.getElementById(anchorname);x=AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetLeft(o);y=AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetTop(o);}else if(use_css){x=AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetLeft(document.all[anchorname]);y=AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetTop(document.all[anchorname]);}else if(use_layers){var found=0;for(var i=0;i<document.anchors.length;i++){if(document.anchors[i].name==anchorname){found=1;break;}}if(found==0){coordinates.x=0;coordinates.y=0;return coordinates;}x=document.anchors[i].x;y=document.anchors[i].y;}else{coordinates.x=0;coordinates.y=0;return coordinates;}coordinates.x=x;coordinates.y=y;return coordinates;}
function getAnchorWindowPosition(anchorname){var coordinates=getAnchorPosition(anchorname);var x=0;var y=0;if(document.getElementById){if(isNaN(window.screenX)){x=coordinates.x-document.body.scrollLeft+window.screenLeft;y=coordinates.y-document.body.scrollTop+window.screenTop;}else{x=coordinates.x+window.screenX+(window.outerWidth-window.innerWidth)-window.pageXOffset;y=coordinates.y+window.screenY+(window.outerHeight-24-window.innerHeight)-window.pageYOffset;}}else if(document.all){x=coordinates.x-document.body.scrollLeft+window.screenLeft;y=coordinates.y-document.body.scrollTop+window.screenTop;}else if(document.layers){x=coordinates.x+window.screenX+(window.outerWidth-window.innerWidth)-window.pageXOffset;y=coordinates.y+window.screenY+(window.outerHeight-24-window.innerHeight)-window.pageYOffset;}coordinates.x=x;coordinates.y=y;return coordinates;}
function AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetLeft(el){var ol=el.offsetLeft;while((el=el.offsetParent) != null){ol += el.offsetLeft;}return ol;}
function AnchorPosition_getWindowOffsetLeft(el){return AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetLeft(el)-document.body.scrollLeft;}
function AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetTop(el){var ot=el.offsetTop;while((el=el.offsetParent) != null){ot += el.offsetTop;}return ot;}
function AnchorPosition_getWindowOffsetTop(el){return AnchorPosition_getPageOffsetTop(el)-document.body.scrollTop;}