The Element.clientHeight read-only property returns the inner height of an element in pixels, including padding but not the horizontal scrollbar height, border, or margin.

clientHeight can be calculated as CSS height + CSS padding - height of horizontal scrollbar (if present).

Note: This property will round the value to an integer. If you need a fractional value, use element.getBoundingClientRect().

Syntax

var h = element.clientHeight;

h is an integer representing height of the element in pixels.

Example

 

             Image:Dimensions-client.png

Specification

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'clientHeight' in that specification.
Working Draft  

Notes

clientHeight is a property introduced in the Internet Explorer object model.

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