Prototype makeClipping() Method


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This method simulates the poorly supported CSS clip property by setting element's overflow value to 'hidden'.

Syntax

element.makeClipping();

Return Value

  • Returns an HTML element.

Example

<html>
<head>
<title>Prototype examples</title>

<script type="text/javascript" 
   src="/javascript/prototype.js">
</script>
<script>

function Clipping(){
   $('framer').makeClipping().setStyle(
               {width: '50px', height: '50px'})
}

function Original(){
   $('framer').undoClipping();
}
</script>
</head>

<body>

  <p>Click the button to see the result.</p>

  <div id="framer">
  <img src="/images/prototype.gif" alt="Prototype Logo" />
  </div>

  <br />
  <input type="button" value="Clipping" onclick="Clipping();"/>
  <input type="button" value="Original" onclick="Original();"/>

</body>
</html>

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.


prototype_element_object.htm

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