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### Vector Graphics - Setting Angles

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```Hi all,

Using vector graphics, how can I set the angle of a point-to-point
line?

I've searched everywhere in the help manual, and the only thing I can
find is how to move a vector object.

Thanks,
James

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```"GoogleGroupsJames" <googlegroups@heath.us> wrote in message
> Hi all,
>
> Using vector graphics, how can I set the angle of a point-to-point
> line?
>
> I've searched everywhere in the help manual, and the only thing I can
> find is how to move a vector object.
>
> Thanks,
> James
If you look at the status bar you will see the pixel coordinates and the
angle as you drag. In addition if you hold the Shift key down the line will
be constrained to one of the 8 compass points
>

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```GoogleGroupsJames wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> Using vector graphics, how can I set the angle of a point-to-point
> line?

Several methods:
1. You set the angle according to the location of the start
and end points of the line when you create it. The angle
is shown in the status bar when you drag out the line.
2. After you have placed the line you can rotate it with the
Object Selection tool's rotation handle. Holding Shift
makes the rotation occur in steps of 15 degrees.
3. A line placed on its own layer can be rotated to any
angle using Image > Rotate > Free Rotate. Type in the
angle you want, unchecking All Layers.
4. Straighten Tool. Position the tools annotation along the
direction that you would like to become the horizontal or
the vertical. Uncheck Rotate All Layers and press Apply.

> I've searched everywhere in the help manual, and the only thing I can
> find is how to move a vector object.
>
> Thanks,
> James
```
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```On Wed, 02 Feb 2005 13:55:48 -0600, Kris Zaklika
<Kris.Zaklika@corel.com> wrote:

>Several methods:
>1. You set the angle according to the location of the start
>   and end points of the line when you create it. The angle
>   is shown in the status bar when you drag out the line.
>2. After you have placed the line you can rotate it with the
>   Object Selection tool's rotation handle. Holding Shift
>   makes the rotation occur in steps of 15 degrees.
>3. A line placed on its own layer can be rotated to any
>   angle using Image > Rotate > Free Rotate. Type in the
>   angle you want, unchecking All Layers.
>4. Straighten Tool. Position the tools annotation along the
>   direction that you would like to become the horizontal or
>   the vertical. Uncheck Rotate All Layers and press Apply.

Also holding down the shift key while using the pen tool in lines and
polygons mode will constrain the line angle to multiples of 45
degrees.

Ron

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