This article provides details about the Scale Tool.

Description

Uniformly enlarges or shrinks a Shape by a specified factor. 

Availability

This tool is available under the following conditions:

  • The number of selected elements is 1 or more
  • Every selected element is a Shape

Parameters

  • Factor: the scale factor by which the Shape will enlarge or shrink

Options

This tool does not have any Options.

Controls

This tool does not have GUI controls.

Notes

  • The Factor parameter must be non-negative.
  • In some instances, the result of a scale operation may appear to 'move' a Shape. This is a side-effect of the local positioning characteristics of the Shape to be scaled.

Demonstration

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