The PositionError interface represents the reason of an error occurring when using the geolocating device.

Documentation PositionError by Mozilla Contributors, licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.5.



read onlycode:Int

Returns an unsigned short representing the error code. The following values are possible:

Value Associated constant Description

1 PERMISSION_DENIED The acquisition of the geolocation information failed because the page didn't have the permission to do it.
2 POSITION_UNAVAILABLE The acquisition of the geolocation failed because at least one internal source of position returned an internal error.
3 TIMEOUT The time allowed to acquire the geolocation, defined by PositionOptions.timeout information was reached before the information was obtained.

read onlymessage:String

Returns a human-readable DOMString describing the details of the error. Specifications note that this is primarily intended for debugging use and not to be shown directly in a user interface.

Static variables

staticinline read onlyPERMISSION_DENIED:Int = 1

staticinline read onlyPOSITION_UNAVAILABLE:Int = 2

staticinline read onlyTIMEOUT:Int = 3