Style overflowY Property
Scroll vertically if the text overflows the element's content area:
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Definition and Usage
The overflowY property specifies what to do with the top/bottom edges of the content - if it overflows the element's content area.
Tip: Use the overflowX property to determine clipping at the left and right edges.
The overflowY property is supported in all of the major browsers.
Note: The overflowY property does not work properly in IE8 and earlier.
Return the overflowY property:
Set the overflowY property:
|visible||The content is not clipped, and it may be rendered outside the content box|
|hidden||The content is clipped - and no scrolling mechanism is provided|
|scroll||The content is clipped and a scrolling mechanism is provided|
|auto||Should cause a scrolling mechanism to be provided for overflowing boxes|
|initial||Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial|
|inherit||Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit|
|Return Value:||A String, representing the overflow-y property of an element|
CSS reference: overflow-y property
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