* Add Frame Link of Specific Proportion

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Add Frame Link of Specific Proportion

Post by satyricon » 10 Sep 2021 17:34

I have searched diligently for an answer to this but I can't find anything - but apologies if there is an article somewhere I've missed.

Is it possible to constrain the proportions of the surrounding box when adding a Frame Link to a media item, e.g., around a person's face? The general approach for things like this is to press the SHIFT key when dragging, and this normally constrains the box to a square (in fact, this appears to be the behaviour when adding shapes to Diagrams).

Even better would be if the box could be of a defined proportion, e.g., 1:2.

Thanks for any advice,
Adrian.

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Re: Add Frame Link of Specific Proportion

Post by LornaCraig » 10 Sep 2021 19:25

Sorry, I don't think that is possible. I can see that it would be useful if you want to produce a fairly uniform set of 'headshots'. I'm afraid it's just a case of holding a ruler against the screen and adjusting the proportions manually!
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Re: Add Frame Link of Specific Proportion

Post by tatewise » 10 Sep 2021 20:43

That feature is already in Wish List Ref 473 Constrain Aspect Ratio when adding image Media that you can Vote for.
Do set the Vote value greater than 0 or it won't count.
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Re: Add Frame Link of Specific Proportion

Post by satyricon » 11 Sep 2021 09:40

Thank you both. Apologies that I didn't see the Wish List item Mike, thanks for pointing me to it. And thanks for the tip Lorna, but I think I might be getting a bit obsessive if I start getting my ruler out for that! :lol:

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