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transform-origin

The transform-origin property lets you change the position of transformed elements.

Syntax

The x- and y-axis of an element can be changed for 2D transformations, while 3D transformations can also change the z-axis of an element.

div.tran {
  transform: rotate(45deg);
  transform-origin: 25% 45%;
}

Values

x-axis
Designates where the view is placed at the x-axis. Possible values: left, center, right, length, and %.

y-axis
Designates where the view is placed at the y-axis. Possible values: top, center, bottom, length, and %.

z-axis
For 3D transformations, designates where the view is placed at the z-axis. Possible values: length.

initial
Sets the property to its default value.

inherit
Inherits this property’s value from its parent item.

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