Choose Show Inspector button to display the Enfocus Inspector. or
Using the Select Objects tool , select the object that you
want to scale. Click the object or drag a dotted rectangle, called
a marquee, around the object.
Figure 1. Dragging
a marquee around the object to select the entire graphic.
Click the Scale Selection tool .
The Enfocus Inspector changes accordingly.
If necessary, change the Cross Hair Color in
the Enfocus Inspector.
Note: In the Numeric Feedback area you can
find exact information about the scaling action you are about to
Click the selected object.
object’s point of origin towards which it will be scaled is indicated.
Figure 2. The point of origin is in the center
of the selected object.
Do one of the following:
- To scale the object disproportionally,
drag the selected object into a random direction.
Figure 3. Scaling an object disproportionally
changes the height-to-width ratio of the object.
- Double-click on another position of the
object to move the point of origin. Then drag to scale the object
using the object’s new point of origin. For example, you may want to
place the point of origin on one of the corners of a rectangular
object, to keep two sides of the object at a fixed position when
Figure 4. Scaling an object towards a point
of origin other than the object’s center point.
- Hold down the SHIFT key while
dragging to scale the object proportionally, i.e., to keep the height-to-width
ratio of the scaled object identical to the original’s.
- Hold down the ALT key (Windows)
or Option key
(Macintosh) while dragging to create a scaled copy of the selected object.