Feb 23, 2008

The Stretch Command

Toolbar Modify Stretch
Pull-down ModifyStretch
Keyboard STRETCH short-cut S

The Stretch command can be used to move one or more vertices of an object whilst leaving the rest of the object unchanged. In the example below, a rectangle has been stretched by moving one vertex to create an irregular shape.

Command Sequence

Command: STRETCH
Select objects to stretch by crossing-window or crossing-polygon...
Select objects: (pick first point of crossing window)
Specify opposite corner: (pick second point of window)
Select objects: Return(to end selection)
Specify base point or displacement: (pick base point)
Specify second point of displacement: (pick second point)

To select vertices to stretch, you must use a crossing window or polygon. See the "Object Selection" tutorial for details of these selection methods.

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