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sium_hossain
sium_hossain

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How to detect scroll up and scroll down in Nuxt/Vue

Meantime in working hour I have to make something like this. If i scroll up little bit, I have to make visible my full navbar otherwise small bar is enough to show.
Example How to detect scroll up and scroll down in Nuxt/Vue
That's the reason I have to define a function where this function is responsible find out scroll up and down event. And I done it by this -

At first in created hook we have to add a event listener by -

created() {
        if(process.client){
             window.addEventListener("scroll", this.handleScroll);
        }

  },
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and then inside methods and in handleScroll function we will declare a variable which contain current scroll position and make compare with next scroll position

handleScroll() {

    if(process.client){
      var currentScrollPosition = window.scrollY

      if(currentScrollPosition < this.scrollPosition){
         console.log("Scrolling up");
         this.showFullNav = true
         //your desire logic 
      }
      else{
          this.showFullNav = false
          console.log("Scrolling down");
         //your desire logic 

      }

      this.scrollPosition = window.scrollY
    }
}, 
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And finally we have to destroy this event when page leave by -

  destroyed() {
    if(process.client){
       window.removeEventListener("scroll",this.handleScroll);  
    }

  },
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That's it...

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Konstantin BIFERT

You can even use mounted() hook, that way no need to double check if it's on the client.
And AFAIK destroyed(), is only called on the client-side even if it's not listed here: nuxtjs.org/docs/concepts/nuxt-life...

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sium_hossain Author

Got it
Thank you for sharing your thought 🤜🤛

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Konstantin BIFERT

You're welcome! 🤗

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