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HTML | DOM Style transform Property
  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 02 Aug, 2019

The style transform property in HTML DOM is used to transform the object. The transform property allows to rotate, scale, move, skew, etc of an element. It can use 2D or 3D transformation.

Syntax:

  • It returns the transform property.
    object.style.transform
  • It is used to set the transform property.
    object.style.transform = "none|transform-functions|initial|
    inherit"

Property Values:

ValueDescription
noneNo transformation takes place.
matrix(x, x, x, x, x, x)Specifies a matrix transformation of 2-D type. It takes 6 values.
matrix3d(x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x, x)Specifies a matrix transformation of 3-D type. It takes 9 values.
translate(x, y)Specifies a translation across the X and Y axes.
translate3d(x, y, z)Specifies a translation across the X, Y and the Z axes.
translateX(x)Specifies the translation across the X-axis only.
translateY(y)Specifies the translation across the Y-axis only.
translateZ(z)Specifies the translation across the Z-axis only.
rotate(angle)Specifies the angle of rotation.
rotateX(angle)Specifies the rotation along the X-axis corresponding to the angle of rotation.
roatateY(angle)Specifies the rotation along the Y-axis corresponding to the angle of rotation.
roteteZ(angle)Specifies the rotation along the Z-axis corresponding to the angle of rotation.
scale(x, y)Specifies the scale transformation along the X and Y axes.
scale3d(x, y, z)Specifies the scale transformation along the X, Y and Z axes.
scaleX(x)Specifies the scale transformation along the X-axis.
scaleY(y)Specifies the scale transformation along the Y-axis.
scaleZ(z)Specifies the scale transformation along the Z-axis.
scale3d(x, y, z)Specifies the scale transformation along the X, Y and Z axes.
skew(angle, angle)Specifies the skew transformation along the X and Y axes corresponding the skew angles.
skewX(angle)Specifies the skew transformation along the X-axis corresponding to the skew angle.
skewY(angle)Specifies the skew transformation along the Y-axis corresponding to the skew angle.
skewZ(angle)Specifies the skew transformation along the Z-axis corresponding to the skew angle.
perspective(x)Specifies the perspective of an element.
initialInitializes the element to its default value.
inheritInherits the value from its parent element.

Example 1: This example describes the rotation of an element.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
      
<head>
      
    <title>
        HTML DOM Style transform Property
    </title>
      
    <!-- script to use Style transform Property -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.transform
                    = "rotate(90deg)"; 
        }
    </script>
  
    <!-- CSS style to create div element -->
    <style
        #GFG {
            margin: 70px;
            border: 1px solid black;
            width: 220px;
            height: 80px;
            background-color: #0f9d58;
            text-align:center;
            color: white;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
        Click Here!
    </button>
      
    <div id = "GFG">
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    </div>
</body>
  
</html>                    

Output:



  • Before Click on the button:
  • After Click on the button:

    Example 2: This example describes the skew property value.




    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
          
    <head>
          
        <title>
            HTML DOM Style transform Property
        </title>
          
        <!-- script to use Style transform Property -->
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                document.getElementById("GFG").style.transform
                        = "skew(30deg, 30deg)"; 
            }
        </script>
      
        <!-- CSS style to create div element -->
        <style
            #GFG {
                margin: 70px;
                border: 1px solid black;
                width: 220px;
                height: 80px;
                background-color: #0f9d58;
                text-align:center;
                color: white;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
          
        <div id = "GFG">
            <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        </div>
    </body>
      
    </html>                    

    Output:

    • Before Click on the button:
    • After Click on the button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Style transform property are listed below:

    • Google Chrome 36.0
    • Internet Explorer 10.0, 9.0 msTransform
    • Firefox 16.0
    • Opera 23.0
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