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D3.js transform.toString() Function
  • Last Updated : 02 Sep, 2020

The transform.toString() Function in D3.js is used to get a string representing the SVG transform corresponding to this transform.

Syntax:

transform.toString()

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns a string value that can be used to set zoom behavior.

Below programs illustrate the transform.toString() function in D3.js.



Example 1:

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
<head
    <meta charset="utf-8">
  
    <script src=
        "https://d3js.org/d3.v4.min.js"
    </script>   
</head
      
<body
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;"
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        <h3>D3.js | transform.toString() Function</h3>
            
        <svg width="400" height="250"></svg>
            
        <script>
            var svg = d3.select("svg"),
                width = +svg.attr("width"),
                height = +svg.attr("height");
                   
            var radius = 30;    
            var circle = {x: 200, y: height /2 } ; 
                   
            var circle = svg.append("circle")
                .attr("cx", circle.x)
                .attr("cy", circle.y)
                .attr("r", radius)
                .attr("fill", "green");
                   
            // Defining zoom behaviour 
            var zoom_handler = d3.zoom()
                .on("zoom", zoom_actions);
               
            zoom_handler(circle);
               
            function zoom_actions(){
                var transform = d3.event.transform; 
  
                // Setting attribute using this method
                this.setAttribute("transform", 
                           transform.toString());
            }
   
        </script
    </center>
</body
    
</html>

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Example 2:

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <meta charset="utf-8">
        
    <script src=
        "https://d3js.org/d3.v4.min.js"
    </script>
        
    <style>
        circle {
          opacity: 0.7;
          fill: #9a05a3;
        }
    </style>
</head
      
<body
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;"
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        </h1
        
        <h3>D3.js | transform.toString() Function</h3>
            
        <svg></svg>
            
        <script>
            var transform = d3.zoomIdentity
                .translate(100, 0).scale(1);
  
            var zoom = d3.zoom().on("zoom", handleZoom);
                  
            var svg = d3.select("svg")
              .attr('width', 300)
              .attr('height', 250)
              .style("background", "#31c460")
              .call(zoom)                      
              .call(zoom.transform, transform);
            
            var zoomable = svg
              .append("g")
              .attr("class", "zoomable")
              .attr("transform", transform);   
                  
            var circles = zoomable.append('circle')
              .attr("id", "circles")
              .attr("cx", 50)
              .attr("cy", 125)
              .attr('r', 30);
            
            function handleZoom(){
              if (zoomable) {
                // Setting attribute using this method
                zoomable.attr("transform", 
                    d3.event.transform.toString());
              }
            };
        </script
    </center>
</body
    
</html>

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