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Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.
hand read-only property of the
Gamepad interface returns an enum defining what hand the controller is being held in, or is most likely to be held in.
var myHand = gamepadInstance.hand;
GamepadHand enum; possible values are:
left— the left hand.
right— the right hand.
- Empty string ("") — this value is returned if the other values are not applicable, e.g. the controller is held in both hands, or would be fine in either.
The definition of 'hand' in that specification.
|Editor's Draft||Initial definition|
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1. The flag is enabled by default in Firefox Nightly and Beta, versions 55 and above.
2. From version true, this feature is behind the
dom.gamepad-extensions.enabled preference (needs to be set to
true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.