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skew()

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skew()

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Non-Standard

Summary

Defines a two-dimensional transformation consisting of simultaneous skew transformations of the X and Y axes. Not recommended and supported only for backwards compatibility; use a combination of skewX(angle), skewY(angle) and/or rotate(angle) instead.

Examples

The following code snippet is an example of the skew 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.)

CSS

div {    
  transform: skew(42deg, -12deg);
}

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Syntax

skew ( <angle-x> , <angle-y> )

Parameters

angle-x
The angle by which the element is skewed along the x-axis. This value is expressed as a number followed by a supported angle unit.
angle-y
The angle by which the element is skewed along the y-axis. This value is expressed as a number followed by a supported angle unit.


See also

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Attribution

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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]