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Clip Effect

Clip Effect

Description: The clip effect will hide or show an element by clipping the element vertically or horizontally.

  • clip

    • direction (default: "up")
      Type: String

      The plane in which the clip effect will hide or show its element.

      vertical clips the top and bottom edges, while horizontal clips the right and left edges.


Toggle a div using the clip effect.

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>clip demo</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
  #toggle {
    width: 100px;
    height: 100px;
    background: #ccc;
  <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js"></script>
  <script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<p>Click anywhere to toggle the box.</p>
<div id="toggle"></div>
$( document ).click(function() {
  $( "#toggle" ).toggle( "clip" );


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