DocumentOrShadowRoot.pointerLockElement

The pointerLockElement property provides the element set as the target for mouse events while the pointer is locked. It is null if lock is pending, pointer is unlocked, or the target is in another document.

Syntax

var element = document.pointerLockElement;

Return value

An Element or null.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Pointer Lock
The definition of 'pointerLockElement' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Extend the Document interface

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 53Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support 40Safari Full support YesWebView Android Full support 53Chrome Android Full support 53Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support 40Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support 6.0

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Full support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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