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 Post subject: Ungrouping a file
PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:22 pm 

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I imported an SVG file that I need to make some adjustments to.
1. How do I "ungroup" so I can manipulate each piece? (the "ungroup" function is not highlighted making it available to use)

2. I imported a Growth Ruler file (attacherd below) and the lines do not match to a measuring tape. How do make the lines correspond with the correct 16th, 1/4, 1/2 etc?

Thank you
kathy


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 Post subject: Re: Ungrouping a file
PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 5:32 pm 

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Hi, I downloaded the ruler file you posted assuming that it is the file you want to change.
I selected the svg import from the top menu that brought it into my ecal2.

I then selected it and did path/break apart and I could select each element individually. The image is quite large 117 inches so you will need to resize it or break it into pieces.

I hope this is what you wanted to do, if not please provide more info or it is not the file you were asking about.

Let us know how you do

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 Post subject: Re: Ungrouping a file
PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:53 pm 

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Hi Susan
Thank you for the information. I did as you instructed and of course that worked.

my other issue is I am needing the full 6 feet including the inches to match up as exact/true measurements but it seems
the more "feet" I add the measurements get "off kilter" and by the end of the 6' it is totally off exact/true measurement.

Can you help me understand how to get a "cut" with "inch lines" that will measure 72" or 84" and be exact?

I hope I explained that correctly and intelligently.
thank you


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