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Scrolling shadows by @kizmarh and @LeaVerou
/**
* Scrolling shadows by @kizmarh and @leaverou
* Only works in browsers supporting background-attachment: local; & CSS gradients
* Degrades gracefully
*/
html {
background: white;
font: 120% sans-serif;
}
.scrollbox {
overflow: auto;
width: 200px;
max-height: 200px;
margin: 50px auto;
background:
/* Shadow covers */
linear-gradient(white 30%, rgba(255,255,255,0)),
linear-gradient(rgba(255,255,255,0), white 70%) 0 100%,
/* Shadows */
radial-gradient(50% 0, farthest-side, rgba(0,0,0,.2), rgba(0,0,0,0)),
radial-gradient(50% 100%,farthest-side, rgba(0,0,0,.2), rgba(0,0,0,0)) 0 100%;
background:
/* Shadow covers */
linear-gradient(white 30%, rgba(255,255,255,0)),
linear-gradient(rgba(255,255,255,0), white 70%) 0 100%,
/* Shadows */
radial-gradient(farthest-side at 50% 0, rgba(0,0,0,.2), rgba(0,0,0,0)),
radial-gradient(farthest-side at 50% 100%, rgba(0,0,0,.2), rgba(0,0,0,0)) 0 100%;
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-color: white;
background-size: 100% 40px, 100% 40px, 100% 14px, 100% 14px;
/* Opera doesn't support this in the shorthand */
background-attachment: local, local, scroll, scroll;
}
<h1>CSS-only shadow-scrolling effect.</h1>
<div class="scrollbox">
<ul>
<li>Not enough content to scroll</li>
<li>2</li>
<li>3</li>
<li>4</li>
<li>5</li>
</ul>
</div>
<div class="scrollbox">
<ul>
<li>Ah! Scroll below!</li>
<li>2</li>
<li>3</li>
<li>4</li>
<li>5</li>
<li>6</li>
<li>7</li>
<li>8</li>
<li>9</li>
<li>10</li>
<li>1</li>
<li>2</li>
<li>3</li>
<li>4</li>
<li>5</li>
<li>6</li>
<li>7</li>
<li>8</li>
<li>9</li>
<li>10</li>
<li>1</li>
<li>2</li>
<li>3</li>
<li>4</li>
<li>5</li>
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<li>7</li>
<li>8</li>
<li>The end!</li>
<li>No shadow there.</li>
</ul>
</div>
{"view":"split-vertical","fontsize":"100","seethrough":"","prefixfree":"1","page":"css"}
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@johnathancroom johnathancroom commented Apr 22, 2012

This is awesome on Lion with the hidden scrollbars.

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@Stanton Stanton commented Nov 23, 2012

Thanks for this, however you should mention the requirement for prefixfree.js; or remove the dependency.

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