HTMLCanvasElement.transferControlToOffscreen()

Experimental

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

The HTMLCanvasElement.transferControlToOffscreen() method transfers control to an OffscreenCanvas object, either on the main thread or on a worker.

Syntax

OffscreenCanvas HTMLCanvasElement.transferControlToOffscreen()

Return value

An OffscreenCanvas object.

Examples

var htmlCanvas = document.createElement('canvas');
var offscreen = htmlCanvas.transferControlToOffscreen();
var gl = offscreen.getContext('webgl');

// ... some drawing using the gl context ...

// Push frames back to the original HTMLCanvasElement
gl.commit();

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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See also