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Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Do not use it in old or new projects. Pages or Web apps using it may break at any time.

Note: As of Gecko 25.0, this method has been renamed to Document.createTouchList.

Summary

This method creates and returns a new TouchList object.

Syntax

var list = DocumentTouch.createTouchList([touch1 [, touch2 [, ...]]]);

Parameters

touches
Zero or more Touch objects. Note: Firefox also accepts an array of Touch objects.

Return value

list
A TouchList object containing the Touch objects specified by the touches parameter.

Example

This example illustrates using the Document.createTouchList() method to create TouchList objects.

In following code snippet, some Touch objects are created for the target element and those touch points are then used to create some TouchList objects.

var target = document.getElementById("target");

// Create some touch points
var touch1 = Document.createTouch(window, target, 1, 15, 20, 35, 40);
var touch2 = Document.createTouch(window, target, 2, 25, 30, 45, 50);

// Create an empty TouchList objects
var list0 = Document.createTouchList();
  
// Create a TouchList with only one Touch object
var list1 = Document.createTouchList(touch1);

// Create a list with two Touch objects
var list2 = Document.createTouchList(touch1, touch2);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Touch Events – Level 2
The definition of 'Document.createTouchList()' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Deprecates this method.
Touch Events
The definition of 'Document.createTouchList()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 22.0 18.0 (18.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) 6.0 (6.0) (Yes) 11 (Yes) (Yes)

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

 Last updated by: AFBarstow,