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The ongotpointercapture EventHandler property of the GlobalEventHandlers interface returns the event handler (function) for the gotpointercapture event type.


window.ongotpointercapture = functionReference


function overHandler(ev) {
 // Determine the target event's gotpointercapture handler
 var gotCaptureHandler = ev.target.ongotpointercapture;
function init() {
 var el=document.getElementById("target");
 el.ongotpointercapture = overHandler;
<body onload="init();">
<div id="target"> Touch me ... </div>


Specification Status Comment
Pointer Events – Level 2
The definition of 'onlostpointercapture' in that specification.
Working Draft  

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