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GlobalEventHandlers.onscroll

An event handler for scroll events on element.

Syntax

element.onscroll = functionReference

Parameters

functionReference is a reference to a function to be executed when element is scrolled.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
  <meta charset="UTF-8" />
  <style>
  #container {
    position: absolute;
    height: auto;
    top: 0;
    bottom: 0;
    width: auto;
    left: 0;
    right: 0;
    overflow: auto;
  }

  #foo {
    height:1000px;
    width:1000px;
    background-color: #777;
    display: block;
  }

  </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="container">
      <div id="foo"></div>
    </div>

    <script type="text/javascript">
      document.getElementById('container').onscroll = function() {
        console.log("scrolling");
      };
    </script>
  </body>
</html>

Notes

The scroll event is raised when the user scrolls the contents of a element.  Element.onscroll is equivalent to element.addEventListener("scroll" ... ).

Specifications

HTML5 Event Listener . onscroll

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