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rotation not working

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Please help.

 

Despite many efforts this is not rotating the ellipses..

 

ive followed the same syntax which has worked before with other attributes being animated, and checked other codepens which seem to work!  

 

GSAP seems very sensitive to syntax, and the docs on line are not helpful...

 

thanks

See the Pen DohdC by robertwebb364 (@robertwebb364) on CodePen

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The problem had nothing to do with GSAP or it syntax - it was just a problem with your jQuery selector text:

$("wob") //BAD
$("#wob") //GOOD

You were telling jQuery to literally select all of the <wob> tags instead of the element that had an ID of "wob" ;)

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thanks, both of those work on the codepen.. I was sure Id tried that!  :oops: 

 

but the problem is complicated in that i really want to select all of a class to each be animated: 

How should I do that?  Ive seen somewhere that the selector should be $(".classname") but that dont work!

grateful for help

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the js is like this:

var peep=new Array();

     
$(document).ready(function(){ 
for (j=0; j<=20; j++) {   /// no of paths
var randx=parseInt(getRandom(0,1800));
var y=900; 
    
peep[j] = document.createElementNS('http://www.w3.org/2000/svg' 'ellipse');
    peep[j].setAttributeNS("null", "class", "peeple"); 
    peep[j].setAttributeNS(null, "cx", randx); 
    peep[j].setAttributeNS(null, "cy", y); 
    peep[j].setAttributeNS(null, "rx", getRandom(15,20)); 
    peep[j].setAttributeNS(null, "ry", getRandom(20,40));
    peep[j].setAttributeNS(null, "fill", "grey");
    peep[j].setAttributeNS(null, "stroke", "none");
 
    document.getElementById("svg").appendChild(peep[j]);  
 
}
 
 
var tl = new TimelineMax({repeat:-1, yoyo:true});
tl.to($("#wob"), 1, {rotation:"90", transformOrigin:"left top"});
    
});
 
function getRandom(min, max) {
  return (Math.random() * (max - min) + min);
            
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Hi,

 

In your code you're passing an ID to the selector, you should pass the classname with a point before the name:

var tl = new TimelineMax({repeat:-1, yoyo:true});

tl.to(".peeple", 1, {rotation:90, transformOrigin:"left top"});

If that doesn't solve the issue, please create a reduced live sample so we can get a better idea of what you're after.

 

Rodrigo.

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