initDeviceOrientationEvent method

Used to create a DeviceOrientationEvent from JavaScript.

IE11

 

Syntax

DeviceOrientationEvent.initDeviceOrientationEvent(type, canBubble, cancelable, alpha, beta, gamma, absolute);

Parameters

type [in]

Type: DOMString

The type of the event being created

canBubble [in]

Type: boolean

Indicates whether the event can bubble. When true the event should propagate upward. When false the event does not propagate upward.

cancelable [in]

Type: boolean

Indicates whether the event’s default action can be prevented. When true, the default action can be canceled. When false, the default action cannot be canceled.

alpha [in]

Type: double

The amount of rotation (in the range of [0, 360)) around the Z axis, where Z is perpendicular to the screen, and positive out of the screen.

beta [in]

Type: double

The amount of rotation (in the range of [-180, 180)) around the X axis, where X is in the plane of the screen, and positive towards the right hand side of the screen.

gamma [in]

Type: double

The amount of rotation (in the range of [-90, 90)) around the X axis, where X is in the plane of the screen, and positive towards the right hand side of the screen.

absolute [in]

Type: boolean

true if absolute values for the alpha, beta, and gamma device orientation properties are provided, false otherwise

Return value

This method does not return a value.

Standards information

See also

DeviceOrientationEvent

 

 

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