GlobalEventHandlers.onpointercancel

The onpointercancel property of the GlobalEventHandlers mixin is an EventHandler that processes pointercancel events.

Syntax

targetElement.onpointercancel = cancelHandler;

var cancelHandler = targetElement.onpointercancel;

Value

cancelHandler
The pointercancel event handler for element targetElement.

Example

This example shows two ways to use onpointercancel to handle an element's pointercancel events.

<html>
<script>
function cancelHandler(ev) {
  // Process the pointercancel event
}
function init() {
  var el = document.getElementById('target1');
  el.onpointercancel = cancelHandler;
}
</script>

<body onload="init();">
  <div id="target1"> Touch me ... </div>
  <div id="target2" onpointercancel="cancelHandler(event)"> Touch me ... </div>
</body>
</html>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Pointer Events – Level 2
The definition of 'onpointercancel' in that specification.
Recommendation Non-stable version
Pointer Events
The definition of 'onpointercancel' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition

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See also