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Dispatched prior to the dispatch of the first event after pointer capture is set for a pointer. See the PointerEvent object.

Overview Table

Synchronous No
Bubbles Yes
Target dom/Element
Cancelable No
Default action None
This event is dispatched to the element that is receiving pointer capture. Subsequent events for that pointer will be dispatched to this element. See [setPointerCapture](/dom/Element/setPointerCapture).

Related specifications

Pointer Events
Working Draft

See also

Other articles

code.MSDN Pointers and Gestures Example

Feature Detection and Touch Support Testing

Hand.js - A polyfill for supporting pointer events on every browser.

PointerEvents Polyfill on Github