JavaScript window.cancelAnimationFrame() Method

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JavaScript window.cancelAnimationFrame() Method

The window.cancelAnimationFrame() method cancels an animation frame request previously scheduled through a call to window.requestAnimationFrame().


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <button onclick="myStart()">start</button> <button onclick="myStop()">stop</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var num = 0; var globalID = ""; function myFunction(){ num += 1 x.innerHTML = num; globalID = requestAnimationFrame(myFunction); } function myStart(){ globalID = requestAnimationFrame(myFunction); } function myStop(){ cancelAnimationFrame(globalID); } </script> </body> </html>



Parameter Values

requestIDRequiredSpecifies the ID value returned by the call to window.requestAnimationFrame() that requested the callback.


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