Transform In Css3 Tutorial

transform in css3: With the help of CSS3 transform we can move, scale, turn, spin, and stretch elements. CSS3 contains some special property for doing this. It is very important for add  prefix for every browser.

  • Internet Explorer 9 requires the prefix -ms-.
  • Firefox requires the prefix -moz-.
  • Chrome and Safari requires the prefix -webkit-.
  • Opera requires the prefix -o-

transform in css3 2D dimension:

There are some property for CSS3 2d transform. Some of them are translate, rotate, scale, skew, matrix in breket you have to use the value of them own.

Translate method for transform in css3:

With the translate  method, the element moves from its current position, depending on the parameters given for the left (X-axis) and the top (Y-axis) position. In 2d transform there are x –axis and y-axis are main target. Because 2d made by x-axis and y-axis.

<html>

<head>

<style type="text/css">

div

{width:150px;

height:100px;

background-color:#f857dc;

border:2px solid yellow;}

div#div2

{transform:translate(100px,150px);

-o-transform:translate(100px,150px); /* Opera browser */

-moz-transform:translate(100px,150px); /* Firefox browser */

-webkit-transform:translate(100px,150px); /* Safari and Chrome */

-ms-transform:translate(100px,150px); /* Internet explore 9+ */}

</style>

</head>

<body>

<div>I am  a DIV element man.</div>

<div id="div2">I am  another DIV element man.</div>

</body>

</html>

transform in css3 translate

The rotate property of transform in css3:

With the rotate method, the element rotates clockwise at a given degree. Negative values are allowed and rotates the element counter-clockwise.

transform in css3 clock

<html>

<head>

<style type="text/css">

div

{width:100px;

height:75px;

background-color:#f857dc;

border:1px solid yellow;}

div#div2

{transform:rotate(30deg);

-o-transform:rotate(30deg); /* Opera browser */

-moz-transform:rotate(30deg); /* Firefox browser */

-webkit-transform:rotate(30deg); /* Safari and Chrome */

-ms-transform:rotate(30deg); /* Internet explore 9 +*/}

</style>

</head>

<body>

<div>I am  a DIV element man.</div>

<div id="div2">I am  another DIV element man.</div>

</body>

</html>

transform in css3 rotate

The scale methood for transform in css3:

This property mainly work for increases or decreases the size. The size depend on the parameters given for the width (X-axis) and the height (Y-axis).

<html>

<head>

<style type="text/css">

div

{width:100px;

height:80px;

background-color:#f857dc;

border:1px solid yellow;}

div#div2

{margin:100px;

transform:scale(2,4);

-ms-transform:scale(2,4);  /* Internet explore 9 +*/

-moz-transform:scale(2,4); /* Firefox browser */

-webkit-transform:scale(2,4); /* Safari and Chrome */

-o-transform:scale(2,4); /* Opera browser*/}

</style>

</head>

<body>

<div>I am  a DIV element man.</div>

<div id="div2">I am  another DIV element man.</div>

</body>

</html>

transform in css3 scale

The skew method for transform in css3:

With the skew method the angle turns into a given angle. This is depend on the parameters given for the width (X-axis) and the height (Y-axis).

<html>

<head>

<style type="text/css">

div

{width:100px;

height:80px;

background-color:#f857dc;

border:1px solid yellow;}

div#div2

{transform:skew(25deg,30deg);

-ms-transform:skew(25deg,30deg); /* IE 9 */

-moz-transform:skew(25deg,30deg); /* Firefox */

-webkit-transform:skew(25deg,30deg); /* Safari and Chrome */

-o-transform:skew(25deg,30deg); /* Opera */}

</style>

</head>

<body>

<div>I am  a DIV element man.</div>

<div id="div2">I am  another DIV element man.</div>

</body>

</html>

transform in css3 skew

The matrix method for transform in css3:

This is the method by where you can use all 2D method . The matrix method take six parameters. The  mathematic functions are very important for it, which allows you to: rotate, scale, move (translate), and skew elements.

<html>

<head>

<style type="text/css">

div

{width:100px;

height:80px;

background-color:#f857dc;

border:1px solid yellow;}

div#div2

{transform:matrix(0.866,0.5,-0.5,0.866,0,0);

-ms-transform:matrix(0.866,0.5,-0.5,0.866,0,0); /* Internet explore 9+ */

-moz-transform:matrix(0.866,0.5,-0.5,0.866,0,0); /* Firefox browser */

-webkit-transform:matrix(0.866,0.5,-0.5,0.866,0,0); /* Safari and Chrome */

-o-transform:matrix(0.866,0.5,-0.5,0.866,0,0); /* Opera browser */}

</style>

</head>

<body>

<div>I am  a DIV element man.</div>

<div id="div2">I am  another DIV element man.</div>

</body>

</html>

transform in css3 matrix

There are some example for 2d transform in css3 . But if you think and try you can make different one better than the above post.  The transform in css3 is a thing for practice more and more. So without practice transform in css3 ,it is not possible to make some thing creative. Learn CSS3 text effect and CSS3 background  now.

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