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The Animation.effect property of the Web Animations API gets and sets the target effect of an animation. The target effect may be either an effect object of a type based on AnimationEffectReadOnly, such as KeyframeEffect, or null.

Syntax

var effect = Animation.effect;

Animation.effect = AnimationEffectReadOnly

Value

A AnimationEffectReadOnly object describing the target animation effect for the animation, or null to indicate no active effect.

Specification Status Comment
Web Animations
The definition of 'Animation.effect' in that specification.
Working Draft Editor's draft.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome No support NoEdge ? Firefox Full support 63
Full support 63
Full support 48
Notes Disabled
Notes This property is supported in Firefox 48 but is read-only. It became writable in Firefox 51.
Disabled From version 48: this feature is behind the dom.animations-api.core.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 63
Full support 63
Full support 48
Notes Disabled
Notes This property is supported in Firefox 48 but is read-only. It became writable in Firefox 51.
Disabled From version 48: this feature is behind the dom.animations-api.core.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

See also

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