Select all circles and press CTRL-PLUS ( plus-sign on the numpad).

CTRL-MINUS works the other way around, substract one object from the other.


On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 3:21 AM, Terry Brown <terry_n_brown@yahoo.com> wrote:
On Thu, 12 Sep 2013 02:47:31 +0200
Guiu Rocafort <neandertalspeople@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a rectangle, also a group of objects which is the result of
> creating a small circle and applying scatter extension so it
> distributes along the rectangle borders.
>
> Then I try to apply the difference operation but doesn't seem to work.
> If I ungroup and I apply the operation selecting each circle and the
> rectangle one by one it works but not as a group.
>
> Does Inscape allow to apply the difference operation between a group
> and a single object ? If it doesn't, some suggestions about how to do
> that faster ?
>
> PD: I'm trying to achieve something like this:
> http://howto.nicubunu.ro/inkscape_postage_stamps/

Select all the circles and do Path -> Combine so it's just one object,
not a group?

Cheers -Terry

> Thanks in advance
> Guiu Rocafort

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