Re: Stretching grouped objects

Except that different objects have different handles and position
properties I was just thinking about simple rectangles. sorry

On Jan 9, 2008 10:48 AM, Todd Marshall <timza1221 gmail com> wrote:
It Should be easy to implement as all it means is applying the same
change of position and stretch to more than 1 object
so since you can do it to 1 object, you should be easily able to do
the exact same thing to >1 object.
If I had time I'd do it myself but I'm a win32 programmer now.
Need a manual for how to translate being a developer from win32 to
open source / sourceForge or however it's done for dia!

On Jan 9, 2008 10:06 AM, Michael Ross <michael e ross gmail com> wrote:
I would export an in image of the objects into Inkscape or GIMP for
stretching and then bring that image back into Dia.  It isn't a shape with
connection ponts but it would serve as a work around.

But I am not aware that you can stretch a group in Dia.  You have to keep in
ming that Dia is a diagramming software, not an image manipulation software.
I just a few minutes ago wanted to combine two previously existing Dia grams
and one was scaled a little smaller than I liked.  I was wishing for a
scaling function then, but it isn't in the version I prefer v0.95-pre7

I don't think it is possible to do what you want.  Even in Inkscape the
vector capabilities only let you work on canned shapes like rectangles and
elipse/circles, lines and arcs - not on groups of these together.  GIMP has
some interesting transformation capabilities.  I sometimes transform
misshapen scans which is sort of what you are describing.


On Jan 9, 2008 9:22 AM, Todd Marshall <timza1221 gmail com> wrote:

How do I stretch a grouped set of objects. (very simple, a group of
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