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Arrowheads without lines?
« on: June 05, 2013, 09:55:25 am »
I have a document with many arrows (lines with arrowhead). Positioning the arrows precisely took a long time, so ideally I only want to modify the lines/arrows, nt completely redraw everything).

I want to remove the lines, keeping only the arrowheads. Is this possible?

I.e. I only want to keep Arrow 1L, but not the line.

I tried making the lines transparent and the keep arrowheads as they are, but couldn't get it to work.


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Re: Arrowheads without lines?
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2013, 11:22:39 pm »
If your arrowhead is at the start of the line you can use the XYZ tab of the Properties palette to make the width (i.e. length) of the line zero. This will "remove" the line and leave the arrowhead where it is.

However, this doesn't work if the arrowhead is at the end of the line - the arrowhead will "jump" back to the other end of the line.

Edit: Scribus "defaults" the line back to 1 unit (pt, mm, etc.) but with Arrow1L this shouldn't make a difference to what you can see.
« Last Edit: June 06, 2013, 02:36:00 pm by GarryP »