You can change an object's anchor point from its center to any of its eight selection handles by enabling a different anchor point button at the bottom of the Transformation Docker. Clicking one of these buttons defines a point that remains fixed when you scale the object. As a result, you scale the object around that point.
To set an object's scale anchor point
1 Select the object with the Pick tool.
2 Click Arrange, Transformation, and click the Scale and Mirror button.
3 Enable an Anchor Point check box to assign an anchor point.
The check boxes correspond to the eight selection handles and the object's center.
4 Click the Apply button.
To reset the scale anchor point to its center
1 Follow steps 1 to 3 from the previous procedure.
2 Enable the Anchor Point button representing the object's center.
3 Click the Apply button.
• By default, an object scales around an anchor point in the middle of its selection box, but you can change the anchor point to suit your needs.
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