WEBGL_lose_context.restoreContext()

The WEBGL_lose_context.restoreContext() method is part of the WebGL API and allows you to simulate restoring the context of a WebGLRenderingContext object.

Syntax

gl.getExtension('WEBGL_lose_context').restoreContext();

Errors thrown

  • INVALID_OPERATION if the context was not lost.

Examples

With this method, you can simulate the webglcontextrestored event:

var canvas = document.getElementById('canvas');
var gl = canvas.getContext('webgl');

canvas.addEventListener('webglcontextrestored', function(e) {
  console.log(e); 
}, false);

gl.getExtension('WEBGL_lose_context').restoreContext();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WEBGL_lose_context
The definition of 'WEBGL_lose_context.loseContext' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari Servo
Basic Support??19.0????
Feature Android Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic Support???????

See also

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