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scaleY() function

Specifies a scale operation by using the [1,sy] scaling vector, where sy is given as the parameter.

CSS Transforms Module, Level 3, Section 13.1Internet Explorer 10




( <scaling-value> )



Numerical value by which to scale the specified element in the y-direction.

Standards information


The following code snippet is an example of the scaleY function in use. When applied to a square blue div element, it has the effect illustrated in the image. (The light-blue square indicates the original position of the transformed element.)

div {    
  transform: scaleY(0.7);

A square blue div with white text, after having the following transform function applied to it: transform: scaleY(0.7);


See also

Transform Functions
Mathematical Description of Transform Functions
Hands On: 2D Transforms



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