jQuery - scrollLeft( ) Method


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Description

The scrollLeft( ) method gets the scroll left offset of the first matched element.

This method works for both visible and hidden elements.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.scrollLeft( )

Parameters

Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • NA

Example

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method −

<html>
   <head>
      <title>The jQuery Example</title>
      <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
		
      <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
         $(document).ready(function(){
            $("div.demo").scrollLeft( 200 );
            $("div.demo").mousemove(function () {
               var left = $("div.demo").scrollLeft();
               $("#result").html("left offset: <span>" + left + "</span>.");
            });
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         div.demo {background:#CCCCCC none repeat scroll 0 0; border:3px solid #666666; margin:5px; padding:5px; position:relative; width:200px; height:100px; overflow:auto;}
         div.result{margin:10px; width:100px; height:100px; margin:5px; float:left; background-color:blue;}
         p { margin:10px; padding:5px; border:2px solid #666; width:1000px; height:1000px;}
      </style>
		
   </head>
	
   <body>
      <div class="demo"><p>Hello</p></div>
      <span>Scroll horizontal  button to see the result:</span>
      <div class="result"><span id="result"></span></div>
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result:


jquery-css.htm