CSS Introduction

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CSS Attributes

CSS Background CSS Border CSS Display CSS Float CSS Font CSS Color CSS Hover CSS Important CSS Line-height CSS Margin CSS Opacity CSS Filter CSS Images CSS Overflow CSS Padding CSS Position CSS Vertical align CSS White space CSS Width Word-wrap in CSS Box-shadow in CSS Text-transform in CSS CSS Outline CSS Visibility CSS Counters CSS Clear fix CSS Icons CSS Justify-content Text-decoration in CSS CSS Lists CSS nth selector CSS Sticky CSS Background-clip CSS Checkbox-style CSS Letter-spacing CSS Navigation bar CSS Overlay CSS Root CSS Specificity CSS Text-indent CSS Text-stroke CSS Zoom CSS Order CSS Descendent selector CSS Clip CSS calc() CSS Background-blend-mode CSS radio-button CSS Superscript and subscript CSS Text-effects CSS Text-align CSS Variables CSS Page-break-before CSS Page-break-inside CSS Page-break-after CSS Content property CSS Word-spacing CSS Animation CSS @keyframes rules CSS Pseudo-classes CSS Pseudo-elements CSS Radial-gradient CSS Translate CSS Gradients CSS z-index CSS Loaders CSS Units CSS Transition CSS Masking CSS Arrow CSS Pagination

Misc

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CSS Overflow

CSS Overflow: The Overflow property in CSS is used to manage the content if it overflows from its container of the block level. We have seen that all the elements are placed in the form of a rectangular box, whereas these box’s behavior, positioning, and size can be controlled and created by using the CSS.

For example: - If we don’t mention the height and width of a particular box, it will set as vast as any content. Although, if we specify the width and height of a box specifically and any content inside will not be adjusted then what should do. The Overflow Property can be applied to solve this problem. The Overflow Property portrays whether we have to clip the content, show the content on the screen, and render the scroll bars.

Note: The CSS overflow property implements only for the block elements along with the particular height.

Property Values

ValuesDescription
visibleA visible value says that the overflow content is not cropped or clipped. It delivers outer side box of an element. A visible is a type of default value.
hiddenThe overflow content is clipped; the other content is invisible.
scrollThe overflow content is clipped, although a scroll-bar will be added to explore the other content.
autoThe overflow content is clipped, although a scroll-bar will be added to examine the other content.
inheritIt acquires the properties from the parent element.
initialIt sets the properties of CSS to their default value.

Overflow Example

Take a look on the following example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
div.scroll
{
 background-color: lightblue;
 width: 100px;
 height: 100px;
 overflow: scroll;
}
div.hidden
{
 background-color: lime;
 width: 100px;
 height: 170px;
 overflow: hidden;
}
div.visible
{
 background-color: pink;
 width: 100px;
 height: 170px;
 overflow: visible;
}
div.auto
{
 background-color: yellow;
 width: 100px;
 height: 170px;
 overflow: auto;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<p> The CSS overflow property defines that what should do when an element's content grow-up to the element box's size. </p>
<h3> Overflow: scroll </h3>
<div class= "scroll"> We can apply the CSS Overflow Property if we wish to gain better layout control.
Default value will be visible. </div>
<h3> Overflow: hidden </h3>
<div class= "hidden"> We can apply the CSS Overflow Property if we wish to gain better layout control.
Default value will be visible. </div>
<h3> Overflow: visible </h3>
<div class= "visible"> We can apply the CSS Overflow Property if we wish to gain better layout control.
Default value will be visible. </div>
<h3> Overflow: auto </h3>
<div class= "auto"> We can apply the CSS Overflow Property if we wish to gain better control on the layout.
Default value will be visible. </div>
</body>
</html>

Output:

CSS Overflow



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