Polygon Tool

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{{Title|Polygon Tool}}
 
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{{l|Image:Tool polygon icon.png|64px}}<span style="font-size:150%"> '''ALT-P'''</span>
 
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==Introduction==
 
This tool draws regions with straight edges. It is deprecated in favor of the {{l|Spline Tool}} which can draw straight edged polygons and also curved shapes.
 
This tool draws regions with straight edges. It is deprecated in favor of the {{l|Spline Tool}} which can draw straight edged polygons and also curved shapes.
  
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Note that the edges can cross each other. When they do, the {{l|Winding Style Parameter}} comes into play.
 
Note that the edges can cross each other. When they do, the {{l|Winding Style Parameter}} comes into play.
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==Options==
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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
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Just click over the different corners of the polygon.
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To finish the creation of the spline you have different options :
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* Click again over the first vertex,
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* Using the gear {{literal|Make Polygon}} button at the bottom of the {{l|Tool Options Panel}}.
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* Select any other tool from the {{l|Category:Toolbox}}
  
Just click over the different corners of the polygon and finish the creation of it by clicking again over the first vertex.
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The {{literal|Clear Current Polygon}} button at the bottom of the {{literal|Tool Options Panel}} could be used to clear the current polygon.

Latest revision as of 02:22, 8 March 2016

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Tool polygon icon.png ALT-P

Introduction

This tool draws regions with straight edges. It is deprecated in favor of the Spline Tool which can draw straight edged polygons and also curved shapes.

Here are some example polygons (in case you forgot what they look like):

Image:Polygons.png

Sif icon.pngsource file

Note that the edges can cross each other. When they do, the Winding Style Parameter comes into play.

Options

Polygon Tool Options.png

The Tool Options Panel allows you to specify:


Usage

Just click over the different corners of the polygon.

To finish the creation of the spline you have different options :

  • Click again over the first vertex,
  • Using the gear "Make Polygon" button at the bottom of the Tool Options Panel.
  • Select any other tool from the Toolbox Panel

The "Clear Current Polygon" button at the bottom of the "Tool Options Panel" could be used to clear the current polygon.


Languages Language: 

English