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Add px value to jquery css command

Posted on 2013-06-24
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Hi,

I am trying to add variables to the transform command in CSS with jquery but it doesnt work, any ideas?

My code is

 $x = $(this).attr("cx")+'px';
 $y = $(this).attr("cy")+'px';
      $(this).css('transform', "translate($x,$y) scale(2)"); });

$x and $y do get values.

Thanks
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Question by:coolispaul
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by:Julian Hansen
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You are putting '$' in front of your vars - this is JQuery not PHP

Try this

var x = $(this).attr("cx")+'px';
var y = $(this).attr("cy")+'px';
$(this).css('transform', "translate(x,y) scale(2)"); });
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Chris Stanyon earned 500 total points
ID: 39271291
jQuery doesn't replace variables in strings the same way that PHP does. You need to concatenate the translate argument properly:

$x = $(this).attr("cx")+'px';
$y = $(this).attr("cy")+'px';
$(this).css('transform', "translate(" + $x + "," + $y + ") scale(2)");

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The $ before the variable name is OK, although not very common!
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by:coolispaul
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thanks yes that works..
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