-ms-scroll-rails property

Specifies whether scrolling locks to the primary axis of motion.

This property is read/write.

Internet Explorer 10



-ms-scroll-rails: none | railed

Property values

One of the following values.

  • none
    Content moves exactly with the user's finger. This value allows free-form panning.

  • railed
    Initial value. Panning locks to the primary axis of motion.

CSS information

Applies To non-replaced block-level elements and non-replaced inline-block elements
Media interactive
Inherited no
Initial Value railed


This property has no effect on non-scrollable elements.

Starting with Windows 8.1, this property is also supported for touchpad interaction.

This property requires Windows 8 or later.

See also


Windows apps using JavaScript Samples: HTML scrolling, panning and zooming sample

Internet Explorer Samples: Scrolling, panning, and zooming with touch input