XRLayerEvent: layer property

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The layer property of the XRLayerEvent interface is a reference to the XRLayer which generated the event.



Using the layer property

In this example, the layer property is used to obtain the XRLayer object that sent the event.

myLayer.addEventListener("redraw", (e) => {
  if (typeof e.layer === "XRQuadLayer") {
    // redraw quad layer


WebXR Layers API Level 1
# dom-xrlayerevent-layer

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