CSS | scaleX() Function

The scaleX() function is an inbuilt function which is used to resize an element along the x-axis in a 2D plane. It scales the elements in a horizontal direction.

Syntax:

scaleX() = scaleX( number )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter number which holds the scaling factor along x-axis.



Below examples illustrate the scaleX() function in CSS:

Example 1:

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>CSS scaleX() function</title
  
    <style
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        .scaleX_image {
            transform: scaleX(2);
        }
    </style
</head
  
<body
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS scaleX() function</h2>
      
    <br><br>
      
    <img class="scaleX_image" src
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo"
</body
  
</html>

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Example 2:

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>CSS scaleX() function</title
      
    <style
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        .GFG {
            font-size:35px;
            font-weight:bold;
            color:green;
            transform: scaleX(1.5);
        }
    </style
</head
  
<body
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS scaleX() function</h2>
  
    <div class="GFG">Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</div
</body
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by scaleX() Function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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