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

Syntax

screen.onorientationchange = funcRef;

Where funcRef is a reference to a function.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Screen Orientation API Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support (Yes) moz[1] No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support (Yes) moz[1] No support No support No support

[1] This API is only implemented as a prefixed method (onmozorientationchange) in B2G and Firefox for Android.

See also

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