[Ipe-discuss] Perspective

Tim Hutt tdhutt at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 23:10:01 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 7:00 PM, Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus at rath.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am working with a crude 3D picture of a cylinder. This works nicely
> by just creating two circles, stretching them vertically and
> connecting them with two straight lines (see attachment).
> However, now I wanted to insert arrows that point around the cylinder.
> So I inserted a couple of circle segments with arrows on one end.
> Unfortunately, the stretching doesn't work out for arrows at all, it
> basically destroys the illusion of perspective.
> Is there a way to perspective scale objects in ipe? Or some other way
> to achieve what I want?
> Thanks,
>   -Nikolaus

Simple workaround: use triangles instead of arrowheads.

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