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The VRDisplayEvent interface of the WebVR API represents the event object of WebVR-related events (see the list of WebVR window extensions).


Creates a VRDisplayEvent object instance.


VRDisplayEvent also inherits properties from its parent object, Event.

VRDisplayEvent.display Read only
The VRDisplay associated with this event.
VRDisplayEvent.reason Read only
A human-readable reason why the event was fired.


window.addEventListener('vrdisplaypresentchange', function(e) {
  console.log('Display ' + e.display.displayId + ' presentation has changed. Reason given: ' + e.reason + '.');


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