Clone graphic does not respect dimensions
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Fri Dec 2 21:23:30 CET 2016
Jeanne A. E. DeVoto wrote:
> At 3:02 AM -0800 12/2/2016, BNig wrote:
>> It seems the consensus is to lower the threshold when graphics are
>> changed to default sizes. I will do an enhancement request next week
>> and propose that the currrent threshold of 8 by 8 and lower will be
>> reduced to 5 by 5 and lower.
> Is there any reason not to check the tool, instead of playing with
> the size threshold?
> If the tool is not any of the graphic tools, then the user was not
> manually creating the object: it must have been created via script
> and there's no issue of accidental clicks, so the IDE should not
> override the size. If the tool is a graphic tool, then the user
> manually created the object and so it's reasonable to apply a size
I believe the original post here was about cloning, presumably done via
Option+drag (on macOS, or Cntrl+drag on Win and Linux).
But another case might be scripted creation of objects that use drag
rather than the create command.
So many possibilities that I wouldn't be opposed to completely removing
arbitrary IDE-imposed limits on what people can do with their objects.
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