Duplicate

Makes one or more copies of a selected object.

To access this command...

Choose Edit - Duplicate

Shift+F3


Duplicating Objects

Number of copies

Enter the number of copies you want to make.

Values from selection

Icon

Enters the width and the height values of the selected object in the x-Axis and the y-Axis boxes respectively as well as the fill colour of the object in the Start box. The rotation angle of the selected object is not entered.

Placement

Sets the position and rotation of a duplicate object with respect to the selected object.

x-Axis

Enter the horizontal distance between the centres of the selected object and the duplicate object. Positive values shift the duplicate object to the right and negative values shift the duplicate object to the left.

y-Axis

Enter the vertical distance between the centres of the selected object and the duplicate object. Positive values shift the duplicate object down and negative values shift the duplicate object up.

Angle

Enter the angle (0 to 359 degrees) by which you want to rotate the duplicate object. Positive values rotate the duplicate object in a clockwise direction and negative values in a counter-clockwise direction.

Enlargement

Sets the size of a duplicate object.

Width

Enter the amount by which you want to enlarge or reduce the width of the duplicate object.

Height

Enter the amount by which you want to enlarge or reduce the height of the duplicate object.

Colours

Sets the colours for the selected object and the duplicate object. If you make more than one copy, these colours define the start and end points of a colour gradient.

Start

Choose a colour for the selected object.

End

Choose a colour for the duplicate object. If you are making more than one copy, this colour is applied to the last copy.

Standard

Resets the values visible in the dialogue box back to the default installation values.

warning

A confirmation does not appear before the defaults are reloaded.


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