JavaScript element.offsetParent Property

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JavaScript element.offsetParent Property

The element.offsetParent property returns a reference to the object which is the closest positioned containing element.

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <div id="parent"> <div id="child"> </div> </div> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var elem = document.getElementById("child"); function myFunction(){ console.log(elem.offsetParent); } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

ObjectReturns a element from which all offset calculations are currently computed.


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