Seeing height/width while resizing RRS feed

  • Question

  • This is unbelievable.

    I am new to Expression Design, and I am using version 3.0

    While resizing an object (Rectange, bitmap etc) why can't I see the height and width in real time in the Action Bar?
    The Action Bar shows the size only after I have completed resizing it which is very inconvenient.

    I want to see the current size while resizing so that I know when to stop resizing.

    Thanks. Please help.

    Gautam Jain
    Monday, August 10, 2009 8:18 AM

All replies

  • True - it would be useful onscreen feedback of a visual kind.

    Depending on how the metrics and measurements are set up (something or percentage) and if one knows the intended size then it is merely a matter of inputing that information to effect a transform.

    Things to look out for: side ratios.  

    Fireworks has a very pleasant information feedback that shows X, Y, width & length in a very pleasing way.  It makes for a trivially easy resize and translation, ED's methods make it quite difficult to get pixel perfect position unless some snapping option is used.
    Monday, August 10, 2009 9:15 AM

  • There are some basic obvious things missing in Expression Design which even a School Computer Project would have.

    These tiny features are so easy to implement without them we are so handicapped.

    Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:46 AM