Re: Centering Objects (was: Re: help wanted, trying out a few ideas for post 0.94)
From: Lars Clausen <lars raeder dk>
To: discussions about usage and development of dia <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: Centering Objects (was: Re: help wanted, trying out a few ideas for post 0.94)
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2004 23:23:46 +0200
On Sat, 2004-07-17 at 11:31, Hans Breuer wrote:
> At 19:57 16.07.04, anthonym overture com wrote:
> >One question for the group, is it possible to access alignment operations
> >via the python scripting? I'd love to have a keybinding which would do
> >the equivalent of aligning 2 objects middle and center. I often do this
> >in order to get boxes of text, I'll draw the object, draw the text centered,
> >then align center and middle (via many menu dives), finally group them.
> >If the scripting would allow me to automate this sort of action, or if
> >I've completely missed something and there's some easier way to do it
> >I'd love to find out.
> See the attached script. Implementing some alignment is pretty easy (I think).
> There is no need to implement some some "alignment ops" in the bindings
> [what ever this means ;]. Everything to accomplish the task was already there.
> Only it is lacking the ability to undo at the moment ...
How hard would it be to generally make the Python primitives
undo-aware? It's annoying that scripted changes can't be undone, and it
seems to me that it's just a question of creating the undo object and
calling that instead of calling the underlying function directly.
Or did I ask you this already? Must be getting tired.