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    The PositionError.code read-only property is an unsigned short representing the error code. The following values are possible:

    Value Associated constant Description
    1 PERMISSION_DENIED The acquisition of the geolocation information failed because the page didn't had the permission to do it.
    2 POSITION_UNAVAILABLE The acquisition of the geolocation failed because one or several internal source of position returned an internal error.
    3 TIMEOUT The time allowed to aquire the geolocation, defined by PositionOptions.timeout information was reached before the information was obtained.


    typeErr = poserr.code


    Specification Status Comment
    Geolocation API
    The definition of 'PositionError.code' in that specification.
    Recommendation Initial specification.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 5 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 10.60
    Removed in 15.0
    Reintroduced in 16.0
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support ? ? 4.0 (4) ? 10.60 ?

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