Re: [artworks] Selecting objects with mouse drag

  • From: Eddie <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 12:12:20 +0100

In message <ba5504da4e.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote thus:

> In message <80e6f9d94e.eddie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Eddie <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> Just been importing some graphs into Artworks (2.63) and noticed
>> something odd.
>> 
>> The file is imported as a draw file from GraphDraw 2.68.
>> 
>> The axes and data points have been stuck together so I used 'break
>> shapes' to undo them.
>> 
>> The problem is trying to select these objects with the mouse drag.
>> I.e. you can't.
> 
> That indicates that their bounding boxes are incorrect (i.e., too
> big). This is not unusual for Draw files produced by third-party
> applications. [Erm, this is even true for Draw files produced by
> ArtWorks, sometimes it gets the bounding boxes wrong (too small)]
> 

[snip rest of comprehensive explanation]

Thanks Martin, now I understand whats going on - always helps.

Is their any way to display the bounding boxes?

-- 
Best Regards
Eddie
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