Clone graphic does not respect dimensions
Jeanne A. E. DeVoto
revolution at jaedworks.com
Sat Dec 3 00:40:12 CET 2016
At 12:23 PM -0800 12/2/2016, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>I believe the original post here was about cloning, presumably done
>via Option+drag (on macOS, or Cntrl+drag on Win and Linux).
Hmm, I was under the impression that it was scripted using the
"clone" command. I'd forgotten about option-drag...
...but that's also done with the pointer tool, not the graphic tool.
So checking the tool would also exempt that case from auto-resizing
>So many possibilities that I wouldn't be opposed to completely
>removing arbitrary IDE-imposed limits on what people can do with
A good point, but there's also the utility of having the interface
act to "heal" common mistakes and enable common patterns (like
single-clicking with an object tool to create that object). I think
this may simply be a philosophical difference-some people prefer an
IDE that stays out of the way, and others prefer one that does
certain things for them. The trick is always to figure out what
things most users will take as helpful, and what they'll take as
getting in the way. ;-)
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