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HTML | DOM TouchEvent targetTouches Property

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  • Last Updated : 10 Jun, 2022
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The TouchEvent targetTouches property is a read-only property and used for returning an array of Touch objects. It returns one object for each finger that is touching the current target element.

Syntax :

event.targetTouches

Below program illustrates the TouchEvent targetTouches property : 

Example: Finding out the number of fingers that touch an element. 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<meta name="viewport"
      content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
 
<head>
    <title> TouchEvent targetTouches property in HTML
  </title>
   
    <style>
        #samplediv {
            border: 1px solid green;
        }
         
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
         
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
         
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body ontouchstart="countTouches(event)"
      ontouchend="countTouches(event)">
 
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2> TouchEvent targetTouches property </h2>
    <br>
 
    <p>The current element is touched by
      <span id="touch">0</span> fingers.</p>
 
    <script>
        function countTouches(event) {
           
            //  Returning touched target.
            var t = event.targetTouches.length;
            document.getElementById("touch").innerHTML =
              t;
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: After touching the screen:

  

After touching the screen:

  

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome 22 and above
  • Edge 79 and above
  • Firefox 52 and above
  • Opera 15 and above

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