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Fold Effect

Fold Effect

Description: The fold effect hides or shows an element by folding it.

  • fold

    • size (default: 15)
      Type: Number or String
      The size of the "folded" element.
    • horizFirst (default: false)
      Type: Boolean
      Whether the horizontal direction happens first when hiding. Remember, showing inverts hiding.


Toggle a div using the fold effect.

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>fold 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( "fold" );


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