NET/jQuery for the ASP.NET Developer/ scroll-down and scroll up events in jquery.You can compare scrollTop to previous scrollTop and get scroll-up or scroll down condition, check following nice thread for this How i can get the direction from scroll event (mobile) ? (With e.preventDefault() )? I already tried some scroll events and looked at the event content (via console.log(e)). Thanks :). Tags: jquery mobile scroll event direction preventdefault. jQuery .scroll() event.