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Element: scroll() method

The scroll() method of the Element interface scrolls the element to a particular set of coordinates inside a given element.

Syntax

scroll(x-coord, y-coord)
scroll(options)

Parameters

x-coord

The pixel along the horizontal axis of the element that you want displayed in the upper left.

y-coord

The pixel along the vertical axis of the element that you want displayed in the upper left.

- or -

options

A dictionary containing the following parameters:

top

Specifies the number of pixels along the Y axis to scroll the window or element.

left

Specifies the number of pixels along the X axis to scroll the window or element.

behavior

Determines whether scrolling is instant or animates smoothly. This option is a string which must take one of the following values:

  • smooth: scrolling should animate smoothly
  • instant: scrolling should happen instantly in a single jump
  • auto: scroll behavior is determined by the computed value of scroll-behavior

Return value

None (undefined).

Examples

// Put the 1000th vertical pixel at the top of the element
element.scroll(0, 1000);

Using options:

element.scroll({
  top: 100,
  left: 100,
  behavior: "smooth",
});

Specifications

Browser compatibility

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scroll 61 79 36 No 48 10.1 61 61 36 45 10.3 8.0
options_behavior_parameter 61 79 36 No 48 14 61 61 36 45 14 8.0
options_left_parameter 61 79 36 No 48 10.1 61 61 36 45 10.3 8.0
options_top_parameter 61 79 36 No 48 10.1 61 61 36 45 10.3 8.0

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