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  • Last Updated : 11 Jul, 2022

The DOM WheelEvent deltaMode Property is used to returns a number Which represents the length unit of the scrolling values i.e deltaX, deltaY, deltaZ. It is read only Property. It returns three numeric value that is:

  • 0:stands for pixels
  • 1: stands for lines
  • 2: stands for pages



Return Value: It returns a numeric value which represents the length unit of the delta values. 



<!DOCTYPE html>
      DOM WheelEvent deltaMode Property
<body onwheel="Geeks(event)"
      style="text-align: center;
             width: 1000px;">
    <h1 style="color: green;">
        DOM WheelEvent deltaMode Property
    <p>Scroll to see effect:</p>
    <p id="p"></p>
        function Geeks(event) {
            var doc = event.deltaMode;
              "p").innerHTML = doc;


Before Scroll:


After Scroll: 


Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by DOM WheelEvent deltaMode Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 26
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Firefox 17
  • Opera 15
  • Safari 7
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