PointerEvent.tiltY

This property is the angle (in degrees) between the X-Z plane of the pointer and the screen. This property is typically only useful for a pen/stylus pointer type. The range of values is -90 to 90 degrees and a positive value is a tilt toward the user. For devices that do not support this property, the value is 0.

For an illustration of this property, see Figure 3 in the specification.

This property is Read only .

Syntax

var tilt = pointerEvent.tiltY;

Return value

tilt
The angle between the X-Z plane of the pointer (stylus) and the screen.

Example

An example of this property is included in the PointerEvent.tiltX example.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Pointer Events – Level 2
The definition of 'tiltY' in that specification.
Working Draft Non-stable version.
Pointer Events
The definition of 'tiltY' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support5512

59

411

1042 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support555512

No

411

42 No6.0

1. From version 41: this feature is behind the dom.w3c_pointer_events.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.

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