This event is fired every time the mouse is moved while a mouse button is being held.

Return values

  1. string: The event name.
  2. number: The mouse button that is being pressed.
  3. number: The X-coordinate of the mouse.
  4. number: The Y-coordinate of the mouse.


Print the button and the coordinates whenever the mouse is dragged.

while true do
  local event, button, x, y = os.pullEvent("mouse_drag")
  print(("The mouse button %s was dragged at %d, %d"):format(button, x, y))

See also