Measurement tool measures mirrored text in wrong position

Bug #1738504 reported by Hachmann on 2017-12-16
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Inkscape
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Jabiertxof

Bug Description

If a text is transformed (esp. mirrored), then the measurement tool will not be able to measure the letter paths correctly.

Please see attached picture for an example of where the tool 'thinks' the text is vs. where it really is.

Tested with 0.92.x as of 2017-12-15

Hachmann (marenhachmann) wrote :
Jabiertxof (jabiertxof) wrote :

Seems a easy fix, cross fingers ;)

Changed in inkscape:
assignee: nobody → Jabiertxof (jabiertxof)
Hachmann (marenhachmann) wrote :

can't type with ceossed fingrs ... lol :) Thanks, Jabier!

Jabiertxof (jabiertxof) wrote :

Hi Maren. its selfcrossing, I try to do a better job typing!

Hachmann (marenhachmann) wrote :

Jabier just committed a fix to master and 0.92.x: https://gitlab.com/inkscape/inkscape/merge_requests/224

Thank you!

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

Can someone milestone this for 0.92.4 and 0.93 (or whatever the name will be now), please?

Qantas94Heavy (qantas94heavy) wrote :

Backported to 0.92.x here: https://gitlab.com/inkscape/inkscape/merge_requests/225

Fix has been released in 0.92.4.

Changed in inkscape:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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