The HTMLElement.offsetWidth read-only property returns the layout width of an element. Typically, an element's offsetWidth is a measurement which includes the element borders, the element horizontal padding, the element vertical scrollbar (if present, if rendered) and the element CSS width.

Syntax

var offsetWidth =element.offsetWidth;

offsetWidth is a read-only property.

 

Example

 

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Specification

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

Notes

offsetWidth is a property of the DHTML object model which was first introduced by MSIE. It is sometimes referred to as an element's physical/graphical dimensions, or an element's border-box width.

See also

 

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