A number of different types of transform exist. You can specify a range of transforms for any object you are drawing, applying them to text, pictures, shapes and lines. For instance:
Any drawable object can be transformed, but be careful about the order you apply transforms as this can result in objects being 'lost' off the edge of your Canvas.
In the examples below the light blue area represents the canvas we are drawing on. Areas outside the canvas are shown to illustrate how objects may be fully or partially 'lost' outside the canvas.
For instance if you first move an object right (1) and then rotate it by 45 degrees round the origin (2),
the effect can be completely different than if you rotate the object and then move it,