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From Archie Cobbs <arc...@dellroad.org>
Subject Re: Scaling around a center point...
Date Fri, 16 Dec 2005 20:37:25 GMT
Bishop, Michael W. CONTR J9C880 wrote:
> I don't understand why that would make a difference.  Regardless of the
> axis, the center point doesn't change, does it?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Archie Cobbs [mailto:archie@dellroad.org] 
> Sent: Friday, December 16, 2005 3:10 PM
> To: batik-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Scaling around a center point...
> 
> If you take a non-circular ellipse, then stretch it, you change its
> apparent "axis". You are assuming that the ellipse's axis doesn't change
> (an inferring rotation angle from it), but that's not true when you
> stretch non-uniformly.

Correct, the center point doesn't change... but what does that have
to do with it? I don't understand your question.

Try putting a big "R" in the middle of the ellipse or something so you
can tell how much it *really* rotated and you'll see what I'm talking
about.

-Archie

__________________________________________________________________________
Archie Cobbs      *        CTO, Awarix        *      http://www.awarix.com

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