Rotating objects interactively

You can rotate an object interactively by dragging its rotation handles with the mouse or by using the Free Rotation tool.

You can rotate an object clockwise using the mouse.

You can rotate an object clockwise using the mouse.

Rotate The Object Corel

To rotate an object using the mouse

1 Double-click the object with the Pick tool.

The rotation and skewing handles appear as two-way arrows; the center of rotation marker appears in the middle of the selection box.

2 Click a rotation handle (the corner two-way arrows) and drag in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction to rotate.

To rotate an object around a different anchor point using the mouse

1 Double-click the object with the Pick tool.

2 Drag the center of rotation marker to the desired location — anywhere inside or outside the object.

3 Click a corner rotation handle, and drag in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction to rotate.

To rotate a line, a curve, or a closed curve using the mouse

1 Double-click the object with the Pick tool.

2 Click a rotation handle, and drag in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction to rotate.

To rotate an object using the Free Rotation tool t^J I Open the Shape Edit flyout, and click the Free Transform tool. O 2 Click the Free Rotation tool.

3 Select the object you want to rotate.

4 Click in the Drawing Window to specify the center of rotation.

5 Drag the line of rotation to rotate the object.

• The closer you move the cursor to an object's center of rotation, the more sensitive the rotation is to mouse movement. The further you move the cursor along the line of rotation, the smoother the rotation.

yr^ • You can skew or size an object while you rotate it by holding down ALT to skew or SHIFT to size.

• To have the center of rotation snap to various points of other object(s) in your drawing, click Layout, Snap To Objects. Then move the center of rotation towards the other object(s).

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Responses

  • enrica padovesi
    How to rotate a curve in corel draw?
    9 years ago

Post a comment