[Ipe-discuss] Execute command for several objects at once?

Tim Hutt tdhutt at gmail.com
Mon May 9 16:50:49 CEST 2011

On 9 May 2011 15:47, Gijs van Oort <g.vanoort at ewi.utwente.nl> wrote:
> In my opinion it should display the union of the properties (and probably
> some note that there are properties that do not  apply to all objects). It
> would be nice to show the current values of the properties IF they are the
> same for all objects that have the property, and something like `mixed' for
> properties that are different among the objects that have the property.
> If you change a property, it should be changed for all objects that are
> selected and have that property.
> I think that displaying the union instead of the intersection is more
> user-friendly. You could then, for example, Select-all and set the line
> width to something, even if there is text that has no line width. If the
> intersection would have been shown, you should manually find and select all
> items that have a line width in order to be able to set them all.

I agree with these suggestions. I also would really like it if the
dash style were reintroduced to the properties palette.



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