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PositionOptions.timeout

The PositionOptions.timeout property is a positive long value representing the maximum length of time (in milliseconds) the device is allowed to take in order to return a position. The default value is Infinity, meaning that getCurrentPosition() won't return until the position is available.

Syntax

positionOptions.timeout = timeLength

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'PositionOptions.timeout' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 5 3.5 (1.9.1) 9 10.60
Not supported 15.0
16.0
5
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? 4.0 (4) ? 10.60 ?

See also

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