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    This is an experimental technology
    Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.


    An event handler for the orientationchange events sent to the screen object.


    screen.onorientationchange = funcRef;

    Where funcRef is a reference to a function.


    Specification Status Comment
    Screen Orientation API Working Draft Draft specification.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support Not supported (Yes) moz Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported Not supported (Yes) moz Not supported Not supported Not supported

    Gecko notes

    This API is currently in draft form. It is only implemented as a prefixed method (onmozorientationchange) in B2G and Firefox for Android.

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: Sheppy, namolmes, kscarfone, Jeremie, justinpotts, teoli
    Last updated by: teoli,