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scroll-padding-* properties define offsets for the optimal viewing region of the scrollport: the region used as the target region for placing things in view of the user. This allows the author to exclude regions of the scrollport that are obscured by other content (such as fixed-positioned toolbars or sidebars), or to put more breathing room between a targeted element and the edges of the scrollport.
This property is a shorthand for the following CSS properties:
/* Keyword values */ scroll-padding: auto; /* <length> values */ scroll-padding: 10px; scroll-padding: 1em .5em 1em 1em; scroll-padding: 10%; /* Global values */ scroll-padding: inherit; scroll-padding: initial; scroll-padding: unset;
- An inwards offset from the corresponding edge of the scrollport, as a valid
- The offset is determined by the user agent. This will generally be
0px, but the user agent is free to detect and do something else if a non-zero value is more appropriate.
|Applies to||scroll containers|
|Percentages||relative to the scroll container's scrollport|
|Computed value||as specified|
|Animation type||by computed value type|
|CSS Scroll Snap Module Level 1
The definition of 'scroll-padding' in that specification.
|Candidate Recommendation||Initial definition|
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