Elementname: Transformation


Manipulate an object's appearance by applying a matrix. See the PDF reference 4.2.2 Common Transformations and following.

Allowed attributes: matrix, origin-x, origin-y

Child elements: Barcode, Box, Circle, Frame, Image, Rule, Table, Textblock, Transformation

Parent elements: Frame, Overlay, PlaceObject, Position, Transformation


matrix (text, optional)

The transformation matrix for the object. Expected is a space separated string of six values.

origin-x (text, optional)

The origin for matrix transformation. Must be left, center or right or a number from 0 to 100 (0 = left, 100 = right).

origin-y (text, optional)

The vertical origin for the matrix transformation. Must be top, center or bottom or a number from 0 to 100 (0 = top, 100 = bottom).


<Record element="data">
    <Transformation matrix="1 0 0 1 72 -72">
      <Transformation matrix="1 0 0 0.5 0 0" origin-x="100">
        <Transformation matrix="1 1 -1 1 0 0">
          <Image file="_samplea.pdf" maxwidth="4" maxheight="4"/>

See also



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