GlobalEventHandlers.ontouchcancel

A global event handler for the touchcancel event.

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

Note: This attribute has not been formally standardized. It is specified in the Touch Events – Level 2 Draft specification and not in Touch Events Recommendation. This attribute is not widely implemented.

Syntax

var cancelHandler = someElement.ontouchcancel;

Return value

cancelHandler
The touchcancel event handler for element someElement.

Example

This example shows two ways to use ontouchcancel to set an element's touchcancel event handler.

<html>
<script>
function cancelTouch(ev) {
 // Process the event
}
function init() {
 var el=document.getElementById("target1");
 el.ontouchcancel = cancelTouch;
}
</script>
<body onload="init();">
<div id="target1"> Touch me ... </div>
<div id="target2" ontouchcancel="cancelTouch(event)"> Touch me ... </div>
</body>
</html>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Touch Events – Level 2 Draft Non-stable version.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 18Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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See also

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Contributors to this page: fscholz, jpmedley, rolfedh, AFBarstow
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