GlobalEventHandlers.ontouchcancel

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The ontouchcancel property of the GlobalEventHandlers mixin is an EventHandler that processes touchcancel events.

Note: This property has not been formally standardized. It is specified in the Touch Events – Level 2 Draft specification and not in Touch Events Recommendation. This property is not widely implemented.

Syntax

var cancelHandler = someElement.ontouchcancel;

Return value

cancelHandler
The touchcancel event handler for element someElement.

Example

This example shows two ways to use ontouchcancel to set an element's touchcancel event handler.

<html>
<script>
function cancelTouch(ev) {
  // Process the event
}
function init() {
  let el = document.getElementById('target1');
  el.ontouchcancel = cancelTouch;
}
</script>

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

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Touch Events – Level 2 Draft Non-stable version.

Browser compatibility

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See also