Setting the center of rotation with precision

When you rotate an object, it revolves around its center by default. You can move an object's center of rotation to anywhere in the Drawing Window,

You can also move the center of rotation to a specific ruler coordinate or by a specific distance. The object will rotate around that new point.

You can set the center of rotation precisely to rotate an object around another object.

You can set the center of rotation precisely to rotate an object around another object.

Rotating With Precision Corel Draw

To rotate an object around a specified ruler coordinate

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Open the Shape Edit flyout, and click the Free Transform tool.

3 Disable the Relative To Object button on the Property Bar.

The Relative To Object button is disabled when it appears raised.

4 Type values in the X (horizontal) and Y (vertical) Center Of Rotation Position boxes on the Property Bar.

5 Type a value in the Angle box on the Property Bar, and press ENTER.

To rotate an object around a point relative to its current position

1 Follow steps 1 and 2 from the previous procedure.

2 Enable the Relative To Object button on the Property Bar.

The Relative To Object button is enabled when it appears pressed.

3 Type values in the X (horizontal) and Y (vertical) Center Of Rotation Position boxes on the Property Bar.

4 Type a value in the Angle box, and press ENTER.

• Negative (-) values rotate the object clockwise; positive (+) values rotate it counterclockwise.

• Moving the center of rotation to a specific coordinate is useful for rotating a number of objects while maintaining their alignment because you can specify the same coordinates for multiple objects.

^ • You can also rotate an object precisely relative to its current position using the Transformation Docker.

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