Ellipse drawing tool

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Ellipse drawing tool

rsrc/ellipse-tool.png image ELLIPSE is a drawing tool capable of drawing filled ellipses and/or ellipse outlines. The ellipse can be rotated.

Ellipse configuration panel

rsrc/ellipse-tool-config.png image

If the Circle option is selected, the width and height of the drawn shape is kept the same.

How to use the Ellipse tool

Press the left mouse button over the canvas, move the mouse and release the button. A new ellipse is created and control handles appear. You can drag the handles to resize the ellipse or circle. The brown control handle can be used to rotate the ellipse.

In a vector layer, the ellipse can be converted to Shape and further refined by selecting Convert to Shape from the Object or the context menus.

Scripting parameters

ELLIPSE tool can be used from scripts. The command in script may have 4 to 6 parameters:

  • centerX, centerY - center of the drawn ellipse.
  • sizeX - width of the ellipse.
  • sizeY (optional) - height of the ellipse; if this argument is missing, sizeY defaults to sizeX resulting in a circle.
  • angle (optional) - clockwise rotation of the ellipse in radians (default is 0 radians).

Example

DrawTool.ELLIPSE(Document, 100, 100, 50, 30);

See also: DrawTool object, Document object

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user icon Anonymous on July 28th 2013

Its a good app ! thanks so much man <3 :-) :-) :-) :-)

user icon Anonymous on August 14th 2013

tranfaran circle and alice?

:-( sorry ellipse

user icon Anonymous on October 25th 2013

where is color

user icon Anonymous on November 10th 2013

how do you make the color see through?
:-(

user icon Vlasta site administrator on November 10th 2013

Change color transparency - look for brighter and darker squares.

user icon GoDz registered user on January 2nd

hello

I need help

user icon Anonymous on January 4th

how to make the color transparent ? :-o i can't find a way !! Help !!

:'(

user icon Anonymous on June 3rd

hey i wanna make a circle but when i use the eclipse thing theres no colour:o

user icon Anonymous on June 14th

i cant find color!!!!!!!! :-o where is it!!!!!!!!!!

user icon Vlasta site administrator on June 14th

Under the tool config at the right side.

user icon Anonymous
What about ICL files?
I wish there were...