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The start() property of the PresentationRequest interface returns a Promise that resolves with a PresentationConnection after the user agent prompts the user to select a display and grant permission to use that display.


var promise = presentationRequest.start()
promise.then(function(PresentationConnection) { ... })
       .catch(function(error) { ...})



Return value

A Promise that resolves with a PresentationConnection.


Specification Status Comment
Presentation API
The definition of 'start()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 48 ? ? 35 ?
Secure contexts only 61 ? ? 48 ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 48 48 ? ? ? 35 ?
Secure contexts only 61 61 ? ? ? 48 ?

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