Question

How to create an HTML element that's always on screen

I’m trying to create an HTML, maybe a div to behave like the following:

  • Resize automatically his height to be 100% based on your window
  • Adjust it’s width to maintain constant proportions - example width would be always equal to 4/5 of his height.

I’ve been trying to configure it with css however I might need to use JavaScript. If you guys have any other solutions not in JavaScript but anything else like jQuery, I would be happy to use it as well.


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Accepted Answer

Hi @fkutev22,

I’m not really into plain JavaScript so I’ll give you an example using jQuery.

$(window).resize(function(){
    $('#resizeWindow').width($('#resizeWindow').height()*4/5);
});

$(window).trigger('resize');

I’ll recommend using the above code with a div. Here is an example

<div id="resizeWindow"> </div>

Regards, KDSys