Element.scrollTo()

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

Syntax

element.scrollTo(x-coord, y-coord)
element.scrollTo(options)

Parameters

  • x-coord is the pixel along the horizontal axis of the element that you want displayed in the upper left.
  • y-coord is 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

Specifies whether the scrolling should animate smoothly (smooth), or happen instantly in a single jump (auto, the default value).

Examples

element.scrollTo(0, 1000);

Using options:

element.scrollTo({
  top: 100,
  left: 100,
  behavior: 'smooth'
});

Specifications

Specification
CSSOM View Module (CSSOM View)
# dom-element-scrollto

Browser compatibility

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See also