Window.orientation

Deprecated
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Summary

Returns the orientation in degrees (in 90-degree increments) of the viewport relative to the device's natural orientation.

Its only possible values are -90, 0, 90, and 180. Positive values are clockwise; negative values are counterclockwise.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Compatibility Standard
The definition of 'Window.orientation' in that specification.
Living Standard  

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