Document: pointerlockerror event

The pointerlockerror event is fired when locking the pointer failed (for technical reasons or because the permission was denied).

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Event handler property onpointerlockerror

Examples

Using addEventListener():

const para = document.querySelector('p');

document.addEventListener('pointerlockerror', (event) => {
  console.log('Error locking pointer');
});

Using the onpointerlockerror event handler property:

document.onpointerlockerror = (event) => {
  console.log('Error locking pointer');
};

Specifications

Specification Status
Pointer Lock Candidate Recommendation

Browser compatibility

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See also