[Ipe-discuss] [***SPAM***] Can one use landscape for drawing?

Nathaniel Cunningham nathaniel.cunningham at gmail.com
Wed May 3 23:28:43 CEST 2017

By the way Nasser, the coordinates/sizes used in Ipe are postscript points,
which are equal to 1/72 of an inch.  You can find number of postscript
points in standard page sizes here:
-- Nathaniel

On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 4:22 PM, Nathaniel Cunningham <
nathaniel.cunningham at gmail.com> wrote:

> Nasser,
> You can define a new style sheet (.isy file) with just 3 lines in it.  it
> should look just like the "letterpaper" style given near the top of this
> manual page:
> http://ipe.otfried.org/manual/manual_27.html
> ...except that the dimensions will be appropriate for A4 paper, with the
> width (1st number) larger than the height.  Give it a name (both the
> filename and the ipestyle name) like "a4portrait" instead of "letterpaper".
> Then load that file as a style sheet for your document using Edit -->
> Style Sheets --> Add.  Then Edit --> Update Style Sheets to make it take
> effect.
> Hope that works for you!
> -- Nathaniel
> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 2:11 PM, Nasser M. Abbasi <nma at 12000.org> wrote:
>> I'd like to make a drawing where I want
>> to put many items in it. It will be easier if I can
>> make the IPE drawing rotate side-way so it is
>> landscape instead of the default mode (portrait).
>> i.e. the page will still be default A4 size when saved,
>> but when I draw on the screen, if the drawing area is
>> landscape it is easier for me to fit things on it
>> when it is wider than taller.
>> I looked at options to see if I can rotate canvas, but
>> do not see such options. I do not know how to
>> style sheets or any advanced features of IPE.
>> thank you,
>> --Nasser
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