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    Window.ondeviceorientation

    Summary

    An event handler for the deviceorientation events sent to the window.

    Syntax

    window.ondeviceorientation = funcRef;
    

    Where funcRef is a reference to a function. The function receives a DeviceOrientationEvent object describing the device orientation change that occurred.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial specification.

    Browser compatibility

    Compatibility for DeviceOrientationEvent:

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support 7.0 3.6 (mozOrientation),
    6
    ? ? ?
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support 3.0 3.6 (mozOrientation),
    6
    Not supported Not supported 4.2

    Gecko-specific notes

    Firefox 3.6, 4, and 5 supported mozOrientation instead of the standard DeviceOrientationEvent interface

    See also

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    Last updated by: fscholz,
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