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# CSS3 2D Transform Matrix

## CSS3 2D Transform-Origin  1. 2D Tranform properties are applied with the center of the element as the point of origin. However the origin can be changed using CSS property of transform-origin to any desired point

2. The new origin of the element can be set as a length or percentage from the element's top-left corner. The default position is 50%, 50% (i.e center). The point (0%,0%) denotes the top-left corner of the element as anchor point

3. You can even use keywords like top right , bottom left etc to set the new origin

## CSS Example : 2D transform-origin property

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## CSS3 2D Transform using Matrix

1.Multiple Transformations can be applied to a single element at once using CSS3 matrix() function.

2. A matrix function consists of six(6) values, all tranformations(scale, translate, skew and rotate) can be achieved using this matrix. The syntax for CSS3 2D-transform matrix is as follows:

## CSS3 2D Transform: translate using Matrix Hover to See Effects

1. The matrix for Translation is matrix(1, 0, 0, 1, deltaX, deltaY). Since scale is preserved hence a and d is 1 and no skew angle means b and c is 0

## Example: CSS Matrix translate

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## CSS3 2D Transform: Scale elements using Matrix Hover to See Effects

1.Elements can be displayed as larger or smaller along both the axis using CSS3 transform matrix(scale_X,0, 0,scale_Y, 0, 0) function. Values specifies the scaling factor to be applied. It can positive, negative and even decimal.

## Example: CSS Scale() using Matrix

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## CSS3 2D Transform : Flipping Elements using Matrix Hover to See Effects

1.Elements can be Flipped by having negative values as scaling factors.

## Example: CSS3 Transform flipping using Matrix

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## CSS3 2D Transform skew() using transform Hover to See Effects

1.To skew Elements you need to specify skew angle using trignometric tan() function.

The matrix is matrix(1, tan(angle), tan(angle),1, 0, 0)

## Example: CSS skew() function with matrix

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## CSS3 2D Transform: rotate elements using Matrix Hover to See Effects

1.You can rotate elements in the 2D plane around its center point using CSS3 transform

matrix(cos(angle), sine(angle),-sine(angle), cos(angle), 0, 0 ).

## Example: CSS rotate using Matrix function

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## CSS3 2D Transform: multiple Transforms using Matrix Hover to See Effects

1. You can even apply mutiple transforms in a single declaration using a matrix

## Example: CSS multiple transforms using a matrix

Give it a TRY! » Exercise: Try for as many positive or negative values