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CSS | scaleY() Function

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  • Last Updated : 19 Aug, 2022
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The scaleY() function is an inbuilt function which is used to resize an element along the y-axis in a 2D plane. It scales the elements in a vertical direction. 

Syntax:

scaleY( y )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter y which holds the scaling factor along y-axis. Below examples illustrate the scaleY() function in CSS: 

Example 1: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>CSS scaleY() function</title>
 
    <style>
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        .scaleY_image {
            transform: scaleY(1.5);
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS scaleY() function</h2>
    <br><br>
 
    <img class="scaleY_image" src=
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo">
</body>
</html>

Output:

  

Example 2: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>CSS scaleY() function</title>
 
    <style>
        body {
            text-align:center;
        }
        h1 {
            color:green;
        }
        .GFG {
            font-size:35px;
            font-weight:bold;
            color:green;
            transform: scaleY(2);
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>CSS scaleY() function</h2>
 
    <div class="GFG">Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</div>
</body>
</html>

Output:

  

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by scaleY() function are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 9 and above
  • Firefox 3.5 and above
  • Safari 3.1 and above
  • Opera 10.5 and above

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