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Gsap animation leaving large space at bottom

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Hi everyone,

 

When animating a div to move up from the bottom, there is a large blank space left at the bottom where the div that was animated was. Does anyone know how to fix this or get rid of the space?

 

Thanks!

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Just curious, what are you expecting to be there? If you translate something by using x or y in tween, it's not going to cause your layout to change.

 

If you can make a CodePen demo of your issue, we'll be able to tell you more about what's going on and how to resolve it. 

 

http://greensock.com/forums/topic/9002-read-this-first-how-to-create-a-codepen-demo/

 

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I would second Blakes advice on a codepen. example!

 

Just remember anytime you animate DOM elements, to either add position relative or even better position absolute. So this way like Sean advised above, it will take your element outside the flow of the document. When you animate an element with x and y without having position relative or absolute. Your element will still technically taking up its space in the document flow. ;)

 

See the following regarding CSS position:

 

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/position

 

:)

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