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Stretch a group of objects???!!

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bbudding

Hi,

 

Part of my job involves me drawing roofs. I sometimes need to squash or stretch these 2-D drawings to show the roof from diferent angles.

 

More simply - I have a 2D drawing made up for simple lines, rectangles and circles which I would like to squash or stretch along one plane. Not along both x- and y-axes.

 

Any ideas?

Thanks!

 

Ben

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JBullseye74

Have you looked at using dynamic blocks? Look at using the stretch parameter

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dbroada

or a standard block and use the properties palette to vary the X & Y scales.

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bbudding

Yes! dbroada. Adjusting the scales on the block properties worked a treat. That is going to save me so much time. I was stretching each individual object and its location...

 

I will have also have a look at dynamic blocks.

 

Thanks guys.

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ReMark

If you are still using AutoCAD 2000 then you will not have the Dynamic Block feature. This was added later.

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GE13579

A couple of other options- you could use MSTRETCH, or you could select multiple grips holding down while selecting them.

 

However, I have no idea as to when these options were introduced?

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