Many thanks to Ginger, which answer was spot-on, for everything.
> There's a nice button for that. Next to the word "Affect" (near the boxes
> for the dimensions of your rectangle), there's a button with a couple of
> lines and an arrow on it. If you hover over it, it should say "When scaling
> objects, scale the stroke width by the same proportion." Chances are
> good that it'll be selected by default. Click it to deselect, and your line
> width should stay the same.
> Hope this helps.
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 10:15 AM, Francois Grieu <fgrieu@...> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm very new to inkscape.
>> I fail to figure out how to resize a rectangle (or Bezier curve) while keeping the line width unchanged.
>> Pointer or tip appreciated. TIA,
>> Francois Grieu