GlobalEventHandlers.ontouchcancel

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A global event handler for the touchcancel event.

This is an experimental technology
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.

Note: This attribute has not been formally standardized. It is specified in the Touch Events – Level 2 Editor's 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 Editor's Draft Non-stable version.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 18.0 ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? ? ?

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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