Specifies a clockwise rotation by the given angle about the x-axis.
The angle by which to rotate the element about the x-axis. This value is expressed as a number followed by a supported angle unit.
- CSS Transforms Module, Level 3, Section 13.2
The rotateX transform function is the same as rotate3d(1, 0, 0, <angle>).
The following code snippet is an example of the rotateX function in use. When applied to a square blue div element along with the perspective function (which simulates depth), it has the effect illustrated in the image. (The light-blue square indicates the original position of the transformed element.)
- Transform Functions
- Mathematical Description of Transform Functions
- Direct3D: Matrices
- Hands On: 3-D Transforms