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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The read-only Animation.pending property of the Web Animations API indicates whether the animation is currently waiting for an asynchronous operation such as initiating playback or pausing a running animation.


var pending = Animation.pending;


true if the animation is pending, false otherwise.


Specification Status Comment
Web Animations
The definition of 'pending' in that specification.
Working Draft  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No ?591 No No No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No ?591 No No No

1. Prior to version 59, the pending status was reported by a "pending" value returned from Animation.playState.

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