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CSS Animating SVG with CSS Transitions and Transforms Rotating and Scaling SVG

Piper Nilsson
Piper Nilsson
858 Points

when I applied a transform "scale" to my logo it scaled outside the viewbox (so it looked cropped)

Hello, I tried applying a rotation and scale to a logo element. Here's my code:

leaf {

transition: transform .3s ease-out;
transform-origin: 50% 50%;

}

logo:hover #leaf {

transform: rotate(10deg) scale(1.2);

}

It worked, but when the leaf scales it grows out of the viewbox so it looks cropped. I applied some padding to the svg which seemed to fix it, but I don't really want that extra padding around the logo. Is there a better way to do it?

svg#logo { max-width: 600px; margin: 20px; padding: 5%; }

1 Answer

Bryan Land
Bryan Land
10,269 Points

Use the relative positions of the logo's container element by specifying:

leaf {
  transition: transform .3s ease-out;
  transform-origin: 50% 50%;
  transform-box: fill-box; /* fix for chrome */
}