Transforming shapes

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Mythcons
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Transforming shapes

Postby Mythcons » Sun May 13, 2018 2:10 pm

Hello,

I draw a circle, I'm trying to scaled it vertically so that it is 'squished'. I use the transform tool or the scale tool, it scales uniformly but does not allow me to scale it vertically or horizontally. I have 'lock aspect ratio' turned off.

I know I'm missing something extremely basic about how to manage geometry or about the software in general. I'm just used to something more straightforward. Any help is appreciated.

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BobSynfig
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Re: Transforming shapes

Postby BobSynfig » Thu May 17, 2018 5:23 am

Hi,
place your Circle Layer in a Group Layer.
Then you will be able to scale your Group Layer
- with yellow handles
- in Properties/Transform /Scale, where Scale is a vector (so horizontal and vertical scales can be defined separately)
Group Layers are a lot important in Synfig, they permit most of transforms and blending operations ;)
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