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Animating into another element.

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Is it possible to do dom manipulation and animate one item into another?

when I do drag and drop, I need to item to sit in the DOM of the drop area....


See the Pen MBQJGB by fatnjazzy (@fatnjazzy) on CodePen

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Here is how you can do it. First you need to record position of your element using getBoundingClientRect and then append it inside your target container and reset your target element's x and y translate values. Now again record the position using getBoundingClientRect and use both position values to calculate the difference. Then use the from Tween and animate it to the position based on difference.


See the Pen mjXRar?editors=0010 by Sahil89 (@Sahil89) on CodePen


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