CSS scroll-margin-left property

The scroll-margin-left property is used to set all the scroll margins to the left of an element at once. The value specified for the scroll-margin-left determines how much of the page that is primarily outside the support should remain visible.

Hence, the scroll-margin-left values represent outsets that define the scroll snap area that is used for snapping this box to the support. 

Syntax:

scroll-margin-left: length
/* Or */
scroll-margin-left: Global_Values

Property values: This property accepts two-properties mentioned above and described below:

  • length: This property refers to the values defined with length units: px, em, rem, vh, etc.
  • Global_Values: This property refers to the global values like inherit, unset, initial, etc.

Note: scroll-margin-left doesn’t accept percentage value as the length.



Example: In this example, you can see the effect of scroll-margin-left by scrolling to a point partway between two of the “interfaces” of the example’s content.

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <style>
            .img {
                width: 296px;
                height: 275px;
                scroll-snap-align: none end;
            }
            .photo {
                width: 300px;
                height: 300px;
                overflow-x: auto;
                overflow-y: hidden;
                white-space: nowrap;
                scroll-snap-type: x mandatory;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <div class="photo">
            <img src=
                 class="img" 
                 style="scroll-margin-left: 1rem;" />
  
            <img src=
                 class="img" 
                 style="scroll-margin-left: 2rem;" />
  
            <img src=
                 class="img" 
                 style="scroll-margin-left: 3rem;" />
  
            <img src=
                 class="img"
                 style="scroll-margin-left: 4rem;" />
        </div>
    </body>
</html>

chevron_right


Output:

Supported Browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge
  • Opera
  • Safari(partially supported)
  • Internet Explorer (Not Supported)



My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.


Article Tags :

Be the First to upvote.


Please write to us at contribute@geeksforgeeks.org to report any issue with the above content.