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HTML | onscroll Attribute
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 22 Jul, 2019

This onscroll attribute works when an element scrollbar is being scrolled. To create a scrollbar in an element, use the CSS overflow property.


<element onscroll = "script">

Attribute: This attribute is supported by all HTML elements and the attribute works when script triggered.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>onscroll attribute</title>
        #gfg {
            border: 1px solid black;
            width: 400px;
            height: 100px;
            overflow: scroll;
            text-align: justify;
        h1 {
            color: green;
    <h2>onscroll attribute</h2>
    <div id="gfg" onscroll="Geeks()">
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      geeks.It ia a good wqebsite for learning computer 
      science. It has a good programming Question and have
      many Interwiew Experiences. Prepare for the Recruitment 
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      Amazon, Adobe etc with a free online placement 
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        function Geeks() {
            document.getElementById("gfg").style.color = "green";


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by onscroll attribute are listed below:

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

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