Occurs when the contents or the size of an element is changed and it causes a scrollbar to appear or disappear.
Use the orient property to identify the scrollbars whose visibility has changed, and the horizontalOverflow and verticalOverflow properties to detect whether the scrollbars are visible. To modify the behavior of the scrollbars for an element, use the overflow style property.
How to register:
object.addEventListener ("overflowchanged", handler, useCapture);
This event cannot be registered in HTML.
The event object is accessible to all event handlers in all browsers. The properties of the event object contain additional information about the current event. To get further details about these properties and the possible event handler registration methods, please see the page for the event object.
Actions that invoke the overflowchanged event:
- Modifying the contents of the element (by script or by the user).
- Changing the width or height of the element (by script or by the user).
Example HTML code 1:
This example illustrates the use of the overflowchanged event.
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