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availWidth property (screen)

Browser support:
Returns the width of the area on the screen that is available for application windows.
On Microsoft Windows platforms, the area for application windows is the entire screen excluding the taskbar.


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This property is read-only.

Possible values:

Integer that represents the width of area, in pixels.
Default: this property has no default value.

Example HTML code 1:

This example illustrates the use of the availWidth property:
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function GetDimensions () {
            var scrLeft = document.getElementById ("scrLeft");
            scrLeft.innerHTML = screen.left;
            var scrTop = document.getElementById ("scrTop");
            scrTop.innerHTML =;
            var scrWidth = document.getElementById ("scrWidth");
            scrWidth.innerHTML = screen.width;
            var scrHeight = document.getElementById ("scrHeight");
            scrHeight.innerHTML = screen.height;

            var availLeft = document.getElementById ("availLeft");
            availLeft.innerHTML = screen.availLeft;
            var availTop = document.getElementById ("availTop");
            availTop.innerHTML = screen.availTop;
            var availWidth = document.getElementById ("availWidth");
            availWidth.innerHTML = screen.availWidth;
            var availHeight = document.getElementById ("availHeight");
            availHeight.innerHTML = screen.availHeight;
<body onload="GetDimensions ();">
    <h3>Dimensions of the screen:</h3>
    Left: <span id="scrLeft"></span><br />
    Top: <span id="scrTop"></span><br />
    Width: <span id="scrWidth"></span><br />
    Height: <span id="scrHeight"></span><br />

    <h3>Dimensions of the available area:</h3>
    Left: <span id="availLeft"></span><br />
    Top: <span id="availTop"></span><br />
    Width: <span id="availWidth"></span><br />
    Height: <span id="availHeight"></span><br />
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