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The** h( **function extracts the horizontal position from a point (see point(, Graphic Coordinates).

**Parameters**

This function has one parameter:

** rectangle** – is a binary value that includes both the vertical and horizontal components of a position. This number is usually created with the point(, info(“click”), or info(“mouse”) functions.

**Description**

This function returns the horizontal position of the point (in points). This position is expressed as a floating point number.

**Error Messages**

** h( function requires a binary parameter.** – The input to this function must be a binary value generated by the

**See Also**

- point( -- combines vertical and horizontal co-ordinates into a single binary value that describes the position of a point (see Graphic Coordinates).
- v( -- returns the vertical position of a point (see point(, Graphic Coordinates).

**History**

Version | Status | Notes |

10.0 | Updated | This function returns a floating point number (Panorama 6 and earlier versions returned an integer value). |