The Window.scrollbars property returns the scrollbars object, whose visibility can be checked.

Syntax

objRef = window.scrollbars

Example

The following complete HTML example shows how the visible property of the scrollbars object is used.

<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Various DOM Tests</title>
  <script>
    let visibleScrollbars = window.scrollbars.visible;
  </script>
</head>
<body>
  <p>Various DOM Tests</p>
</body>
</html>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Window.scrollbars' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5
The definition of 'Window.scrollbars' in that specification.
Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera ? Safari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown

See also

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