Scale and Stretch

Table of Contents

Scale #

Scale an Object by a Scale Factor

• Click Menu “Editor/Scale”
• Select objects to scale
• Specify base point
• Specify second point, or enter the scale factor to specify a new scale

Scale object as 0.5

Scale Factor
A scale factor greater than 1 enlarges the objects. A scale factor between 0 and 1 shrinks the objects. You can also drag the cursor to make the object larger or smaller.

Stretch #

With STRETCH, you relocate the endpoints of objects that lie across or within a crossing selection window.

• Click Menu “Editor/Stretch”
• Select objects
Select the object using a crossing window selection.
The crossing window must include at least one vertex or endpoint.
• Specify the base point for the stretch, and then specify a second point, to determine the distance and direction.