[Ipe-discuss] Latex pdf output does not show miter line joins drawn in Ipe editor

Otfried Cheong otfried at ipe.airpost.net
Wed Nov 21 23:07:05 CET 2012

On 11/22/2012 06:17 AM, Alex Koudrin wrote:
> Sorry, I have one follow up question. I drew some rectangular-like
> shapes using lines, not polygons. It is now apparent that I should have
> used polygon, because the corner where the start of the line joins with
> the end of the line has a bad join, which is clearly visible as I'm
> using "ultrafat" line width. When I select miter join, all other corners
> become sharp except this one corner, that looks badly drawn now.
> I'm considering redrawing the shape using polygon. But before I do that,
> is there a way to convert such a shape (e.g. simple rectangle drawn
> using a line) into a closed path/polygon or any other way of making that
> corner sharp? I've experimented with two separate lines and I can "Join
> path" on them, however this doesn't work with the single line as it's a
> single path.

Select "Edit as XML" from the property menu, and insert a new line with 
the single letter "h" in front of the "</path>" line.  That should do it.


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