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From: Carl Symons <carlsymons@gm...> - 2008-08-07 23:20:55
> Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2008 17:54:22 -0500
> From: Gian Paolo Mureddu <thetargos@...>
> Subject: [Inkscape-user] How to control the rotation of objects?
> To: Inkscape User Community <inkscape-user@...>
> Message-ID: <489B7D1E.7030804@...>
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> Hi again!
> I now have a different question. This time it has to do with rotating
> objects. Is there a way to control how much an object is rotated other
> than the 90? function? Something similar to the GIMP's rotation tool
> where you can choose the actual number of degrees by which you want to
> rotate a given object? Dealing with patterns (see my other post) I am
> attempting to generate a pattern off different rotation angles of some
> paths, however I find it very difficult to obtain the desired effect by
> manually turning every shape into the position I want it/need it to be
> 100% symmetrical. Is there a way to assess the rotation of objects?
> (sorry if my n00bishness shows, but I'm a n00b!). Just for the record,
> I'm attempting this in Inkscape 0.46 on Fedora 8.
with object selected
(menu) object -> transform (shift-ctrl-m)
tabs for move, scale, *rotate*, skew, matrix