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Ink: requestPresenter() method

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

The requestPresenter() method of the Ink interface returns a Promise that fulfills with an InkPresenter object to handle rendering strokes.




param Optional

An InkPresenterParam object that contains the following property:

presentationArea Optional

An Element inside which rendering of ink strokes is confined (the element's border box, to be precise). If param is not included, or presentationArea is set to null, ink rendering is confined to the containing viewport by default.

Return value

A Promise that resolves to an InkPresenter object instance.


Error DOMException

An error is thrown and the operation is aborted if presentationArea is not a valid Element, or is not in the same document as the associated Ink object.


async function inkInit() {
  const ink = navigator.ink;
  let presenter = await ink.requestPresenter({ presentationArea: canvas });



Browser compatibility

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requestPresenter 94 93 No No 80 No 94 94 No 66 No 17.0

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