JavaScript element.scrollHeight Property

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JavaScript element.scrollHeight Property

The element.scrollHeight property returns the total height of an element, in pixels.

This property includes padding, but not the border, margin, and scrollbar (if present).

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p>Click on the button to get the total height of the scrolling element.</p> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <p id="point"></p> <div id="outerDiv"> <div id="innerDiv">Some content</div> </div> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var elem = document.getElementById("innerDiv"); function myFunction(){ x.innerHTML = elem.scrollHeight } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

NumberReturns the total height of an element in pixels, including padding, but not the border, scrollbar or margin.


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