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The orientationchange event is fired when the orientation of the device has changed.

General info

Specification
Compatibility Living Standand
Interface
Event
Bubbles
No
Cancelable
No
Target
Screen
Default Action
None

Properties

Property Type Description
target Read only EventTarget The event target (the topmost target in the DOM tree).
type Read only DOMString The type of event.
bubbles Read only Boolean Whether the event normally bubbles or not
cancelable Read only Boolean Whether the event is cancellable or not?

Example

// Note that "orientationchange" and screen.orientation are unprefixed in the following
// code although this API is still vendor-prefixed browsers implementing it.
window.addEventListener("orientationchange", function() {
    alert("the orientation of the device is now " + screen.orientation.angle);
});

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