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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Scaling an object without scaling the fill

We used to have a "Scale fills" button on the Selector Infobar alongside "Scale lines"...

I must say I would find it really useful to have this button back so that I could do numeric scales that don't scale fills - i.e. you have a shape filled with a repeating brick pattern, you want to set it's width to a particular, accurate value but you don't want the size of the bricks to change.


On 29 Jun 2006, at 15:36, Charles Moir wrote:

Drag and hit the numeric pad - (minus) key while dragging. This stops
all fills being scaled with the drawing.

(at some point we should have a more generic way of saying 'transform
shapes, but not fills and lines', and some reasonably obvious UI to


PS Particularly difficult for laptop users with numeric key pad.

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Subject: [XaraXtreme-dev] Scaling an object without scaling the fill

Can someone remind me how you scale an object without scaling
a bitmap fill attached to it? (so you can see more of the bitmap).