Re: object snap

On Mon, 14 Jul 2003, Lars Clausen wrote:

Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 02:31:18 -0500
From: Lars Clausen <lrclause cs uiuc edu>
Reply-To: dia-list gnome org
To: dia-list gnome org
Cc: K V <zrel1 yahoo com>
Subject: Re: object snap

On Fri, 11 Jul 2003, K. V. wrote:
I've installed dia, but it doesn't seem to let me snap
objects into place.  I find this a very useful feature
for lining up components.  Do you have any plans for
supporting this in the future?  Besides that, I like
the program.

When you say "snap objects into place", do you mean something other than
what happens when you have 'Snap to Grid' turned on?  If so, could you
describe the expected behaviour?

I think he might mean being able to snap one object to the edge of

As a workaround you should take a look in the Object menu,
Align Horizontal, Left, Right, Centre, Equal Distance, Adjacent.
Align Vertical, Top Middle Bottom, Equal Dist. Adjacent.

I think the Adjacent feature will give something close to what you want.


Alan Horkan

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