[Ipe-discuss] ipe features

Otfried Cheong otfried at kaist.ac.kr
Mon Jan 23 17:15:33 CET 2006

Dmitriy Morozov wrote:
>>What we could have is a function "Move back/forward one step", which
>>exchanges two adjacent positions on the list.
> This would certainly improve things a lot. Should I enter a feature
> request into the Bugzilla?

Yes please.

> This would be even better. It would also be important to have a feature
> where a newly created object is placed immediately after the selected
> object in the list as opposed to at the end (to mimick placing objects in
> the same depth layer in XFig). 

What about a function that moves the secondary selection just before / 
just behind the primary selection in the depth order?

> This overall solution still does not allow
> for quite as much flexibility as XFig allows for with its depth values,
> but it would certainly allow for much finer control.

Can you explain a bit how XFig's system works, and how you use it? 
Maybe you can convince me :-)


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