Re: [artworks] Coordinates and ruler origin

  • From: Chris Terran <chris.terranova@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 16:59:54 GMT

In message <b3366b684f.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <ab7a49684f.Chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Chris Terran <chris.terranova@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Is it possible to make the various places where coordinates appear --
>> eg PathUtils tool, Line/Shape info box, rectangle tool etc -- take
>> into account the origin setting for the ruler? This would be very
>> convenient for precise editing.

> Unfortunately, the main routine that displays coordinates does not
> know whether the value to be displayed is an X coord, a Y coord or a
> length, so there is no way to change this in a central place. Changing
> the code handling each of the fields individually would be a huge
> effort because there are so many of them, so this is unlikely to
> happen.

Pity -- the set-origin facility would be much more useful otherwise.

Thanks anyway!

Best, Chris

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