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Does the order of transform functions matter in SVG transform? For instance if i want to scale a shape but preserving the original coordinates specified in it's translate, would it help to first translate and then scale:

transform="translate(100 100) scale(0.5)"

will change the size but not the 100 100 placement, wheras

transform="scale(0.5) translate(100 100)"

does change both the size and the placement?

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    What happens when you try these two approaches? To be honest, I think trying them out would answer your question. – Billy Kerr Nov 2 at 13:32
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SVG transforms are applied in reverse order (e.g right-to-left) as detailed in the W3C spec: https://www.w3.org/TR/css-transforms-1/#svg-transform-functions

"the individual SVG transform functions must get post-multiplied"

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