Drawing Tools – Free Transform Tool

free transform toolThis tool is used to change shape’s dimensions (height and widht) to “mirror” shape or to rotate shape clockwise or counter clockwise It also can be used to select and move objects, just like Selection Tool can do. Select Free Transform Tool from the Drawing Toolbar and move your mouse pointer over any shape on the Stage. Notice the small black outlined square just to the right of mouse pointer – this means that Free Transform Tool can now be applied by simply clicking the shape. Bounding rectangle and eight black square handles has appeared around the shape as well as four arcs on the corners and one white dot in the center.

Resize mode

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By clicking this icon you change the nature of Free Transform Tool to Resize Tool. Resize tool works just as Free Transform Tool with an exception that it scales the selected object(s), thus enlarging all elements proportionally. Also, with Resize Tool you cannot rotate the objects.
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Free Transform Tool

This tool is used to transform shapes on the stage. Vectorian Giotto supports scaling and rotation of any object or group of objects.
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Object can be rotated around its center, but also around any other point on stage.
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