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

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 55Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 59
Full support 59
Full support 41
Disabled
Disabled 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.
IE Full support 10Opera Full support 42Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 55Chrome Android Full support 55Edge Mobile Full support 12Firefox Android No support No
No support No
Full support 41
Disabled
Disabled 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.
Opera Android Full support 42Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 6.0

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Full support
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User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

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