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Graph IDEBasic Graphics ► Rectangle

A rectangle is defined as four points at the intersection of two horizontal and two vertical lines. It can be transformed into a parallelogram by a linear transformation, such as a rotation and then flattening. It also has associated attributes, such as corner radii, so it can be an oval, and other graphic attributes. The figure below shows some examples of a rectangle.

Some standard operations are itemized below.

Inspector Editor

The Inspector Editor for the rectangle is shown below.

Menu Shortcuts

Menu shortcuts are common to all graphics and are described in the Graphics section.

Oval Parameters

Corner Radius : Shows and defines the radius of each corner of the rectangle. When the corner radius is non-zero then the rectangle is an oval. If the rectangle is resized without maintaining aspect then the oval becomes a general affine transformed oval.

Normal Form

Reset To Normal Form : Select this to set the width and height of the rectangle to the reference frame of the graphic.

Common Controls

Other controls common to all graphics are described in the Graphics section.




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