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Lines are either horizontal or vertical
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May 22, 2017, 12:16:09 PM
Sometimes when you accidentally hit X or Y key, then X and Y points on inspector bar are locked, and thus when you draw a line, it is either horizontal at one specific point or vertical at one specific point. This often drives the users crazy that what is happening  :D So, if this ever happens, please check if X or Y scale is locked in your inspector bar. Unlock those points and draw freely.

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* May 22, 2017, 07:27:22 PM
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In my installations, it's the X and Y fields in the Status Bar (bottom right of the screen) that can be locked or unlocked with the X and Y keys. If unlocked, pressing X or Y on the keyboard will lock the corresponding field; if either field is locked, pressing the key will unlock it.

Henry H

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* May 22, 2017, 08:29:33 PM
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Henry is correct, hitting X or Y will lock/unlock the X or Y Coordinate field in the "Status Bar" (the toolbar below the Inspector Bar).



You can lock/unlock many Inspector Bar input fields with "Ctrl+L" when you are inside the field.

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