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HTML | DOM Style height Property
  • Last Updated : 01 Aug, 2019

HTML DOM Style height Property is similar to CSS Height Property but it is used to set or get height of an element dynamically.

Syntax :

  • To set the height property :
    object.style.height = auto|length|%|initial|inherit;
    
  • To get height property value:
    object.style.height
    

Property Values:

Value Description
auto Default value
length This define height in length unit
% This define height in percentage compare with the parent element.
initial sets its default value
inherit inherit the property from prents

Return Value: String that gives height of the element.

Example-1:






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM Style height Property
    </title>
    <style>
        p {
            height: auto;
            color: white;
            font-size: 50px;
            background-color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <br>
    <button onclick="Play()">
      Click to change height
    </button>
    <br />
    <br />
  
    <script>
        function Play() {
            document.getElementById(
              "block").style.height = "200px"
        }
    </script>
    <p id="block">
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    </p>
  
</body>
  
</html>


Output

  • Before :
    HTML DOM Height Before gfg

    HTML DOM Height Before

  • After :
    HTML DOM Height after gfg

    HTML DOM Height after

Example-2:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM Style height Property
    </title>
    <style>
        div {
            height: 10px;
            background-color: green;
            width: 100px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <br>
    <button onclick="Play()">
      Click to increase height of object
    </button>
    <br />
    <br />
  
    <script>
        function Play() {
            document.getElementById("block"
               ).style.height = "100px"
        }
    </script>
    <center>
        <div id="block">
  
        </div>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>


Output :

  • Before :
    DOM Height example before gfg

    DOM Height example before

  • After :
    DOM height after gfg

    DOM height after

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Style height property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1.0
  • Internet Explorer 4.0
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera
  • Safari 1.0

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