Scaling path with 'stitch subpaths' LPE gives unexpected results (0.92)

Bug #1655160 reported by Hachmann on 2017-01-09
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Inkscape
Medium
Jabiertxof

Bug Description

As soon as the stitch path is being deformed, scaling causes a deformation of the result of the effect (instead of just scaling).

The object also doesn't get as small as was defined by dragging the mouse (it seems to grow after letting go of the mouse button).

Attached SVG contains an example.

Inkscape 0.92.x r15309 on LM 18, 64bit.

Hachmann (marenhachmann) wrote :
Jabiertxof (jabiertxof) on 2017-01-09
Changed in inkscape:
assignee: nobody → Jabiertxof (jabiertxof)
su_v (suv-lp) on 2017-01-09
tags: added: livepatheffects
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

JFTR - same behavior with Inkscape 0.47, 0.48.5, 0.91, 0.92.0 and 0.92.x r15313 (on OS X 10.7.5).

What always worked and still works (as with other path effects): group the path with the path effect applied and scale the group instead, if the exact output at the current scale is to be preserved.

tags: added: transformations
Hachmann (marenhachmann) wrote :

Never noticed before :) Thank you for testing and for workaround!

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Also reproduced on Windows XP (32-bit), Inkscape 0.91 and lp:inkscape/0.92.x rev. 15313.

Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Jabiertxof (jabiertxof) wrote :

Fixed in r.15472

Changed in inkscape:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Hachmann (marenhachmann) wrote :

Thank you, Jabier! :-D

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