This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The identifiedTouch method returns the first Touch item in the TouchList matching the specified identifier.

It is recommended that you use TouchList.item() instead.


var touchItem = touchList.identifiedTouch(id);


An integer value identifying the Touch object to retrieve from the list.

Return value

A Touch object matching the specified id.


Not part of any specification. This API was removed from the Touch Events v2 draft specification.

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