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This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

The -ms-scroll-snap-points-x CSS property is a Microsoft extension that specifies where snap-points will be located along the x-axis.

Initial valuesnapInterval(0px, 100%)
Applies tonon-replaced block-level elements and non-replaced inline-block elements
Computed valueas specified
Animation typediscrete



Note: a <length-percentage> is a value that can be either a <length> or a <percentaqe>.

snapInterval( <length-percentage>, <length-percentage> )

Specifies a starting snap-point followed by the interval between all snap-points.

  • The first value specifies where the first snap-point will be placed.
  • The second value specifies the distance between subsequent snap-points both to the left and the right of the initial snap-point.
snapList( <length-percentage># )

Specifies the position of individual snap-points as a comma-separated list of values, each of which represents a zoom factor.

Formal syntax

  snapInterval( <length-percentage>, <length-percentage> ) | snapList( <length-percentage># )

<length-percentage> = <length> | <percentage>


This example demonstrates both types of values for the -ms-scroll-snap-points-x property. In the first selector, the first snap-point is at 0%, and the interval is set to 100%. In the second selector, each snap-point is listed separately — 100%, 200%, 300%, and so on. (The -ms-scroll-snap-points-x property behaves identically to the -ms-scroll-snap-points-y property, but along the x-axis.)

.container {
  overflow-x: auto;
  overflow-y: hidden;
  -ms-scroll-snap-type: mandatory;
  -ms-scroll-snap-points-x: snapInterval(0%, 100%);
  width: 480px;
  height: 270px;

.imageContainer {
  -ms-scroll-chaining: chained;
  -ms-overflow-style: none;
  -ms-content-zooming: zoom;
  -ms-scroll-rails: none;
  -ms-scroll-limit-x-min: 100%;
  -ms-scroll-limit-x-max: 500%;
  -ms-scroll-snap-type: proximity;
  -ms-scroll-snap-points-x: snapList(100%, 200%, 300%, 400%, 500%);
  -ms-overflow-style: none;
  width: 480px;
  height: 270px;
  overflow: auto;


Not part of any specification.


This property requires Windows 8 or later.

This property has no effect on non-scrollable elements.

Starting with Windows 8.1, this property is also supported for mouse, keyboard, and touchpad interaction.