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CSS3 transform Property


Example

Rotate a <div> element:

div {
    -ms-transform: rotate(7deg); /* IE 9 */
    -webkit-transform: rotate(7deg); /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
    transform: rotate(7deg);
}

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Definition and Usage

The transform property applies a 2D or 3D transformation to an element. This property allows you to rotate, scale, move, skew, etc., elements.

To better understand the transform property, view a demo.

Default value: none
Inherited: no
Animatable: yes. Read about animatable Try it
Version: CSS3
JavaScript syntax: object.style.transform="rotate(7deg)" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Numbers followed by -webkit-, -moz-, or -o- specify the first version that worked with a prefix.

Property
transform (2D) 36.0
4.0 -webkit-
10.0
9.0 -ms-
16.0
3.5 -moz-
3.2 -webkit- 23.0
15.0 -webkit-
12.1
10.5 -o-
transform (3D) 36.0
12.0 -webkit-
10.0 16.0
10.0 -moz-
4.0 -webkit- 23.0
15.0 -webkit-

Syntax

transform: none|transform-functions|initial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
none Defines that there should be no transformation Play it »
matrix(n,n,n,n,n,n) Defines a 2D transformation, using a matrix of six values Play it »
matrix3d
(n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n,n)
Defines a 3D transformation, using a 4x4 matrix of 16 values
translate(x,y) Defines a 2D translation Play it »
translate3d(x,y,z) Defines a 3D translation
translateX(x) Defines a translation, using only the value for the X-axis Play it »
translateY(y) Defines a translation, using only the value for the Y-axis Play it »
translateZ(z) Defines a 3D translation, using only the value for the Z-axis
scale(x,y) Defines a 2D scale transformation Play it »
scale3d(x,y,z) Defines a 3D scale transformation
scaleX(x) Defines a scale transformation by giving a value for the X-axis Play it »
scaleY(y) Defines a scale transformation by giving a value for the Y-axis Play it »
scaleZ(z) Defines a 3D scale transformation by giving a value for the Z-axis
rotate(angle) Defines a 2D rotation, the angle is specified in the parameter Play it »
rotate3d(x,y,z,angle) Defines a 3D rotation
rotateX(angle) Defines a 3D rotation along the X-axis Play it »
rotateY(angle) Defines a 3D rotation along the Y-axis Play it »
rotateZ(angle) Defines a 3D rotation along the Z-axis Play it »
skew(x-angle,y-angle) Defines a 2D skew transformation along the X- and the Y-axis Play it »
skewX(angle) Defines a 2D skew transformation along the X-axis Play it »
skewY(angle) Defines a 2D skew transformation along the Y-axis Play it »
perspective(n) Defines a perspective view for a 3D transformed element
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Examples

More Examples

Images thrown on the table
This example demonstrates how to create "polaroid" pictures and rotate the pictures.


Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS 2D Transforms

CSS tutorial: CSS 3D Transforms

HTML DOM reference: transform property



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