3D box flips incorrectly (both horizontally and vertically)

Bug #188649 reported by Mourad Mokrane on 2008-02-03
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Maximilian Albert

Bug Description

After creating a 3D box, flipping it horizontally or vertically does not work as intended. (see screenshot)

If ungroupped, the box (which is now a bunch of separate objects) flips normally.

Inkscape0802012216, Vista

Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

Confirmed against svn head from today on Ubuntu.

Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Tom Davidson (tjd-mit) on 2008-02-05
Changed in inkscape:
assignee: nobody → cilix
Maximilian Albert (cilix) wrote :

It depends on what you consider as "intended behaviour". Actually, the result after flipping horizontally is the same as dragging the X vanishing point to the right and the Z vanishing point to the left - which visually amounts to "turning" the box around a vertical axis so that the back sides come to lie in front. I agree that this is probably counterintuitive at first sight but it's consistent within itself.

However, I think flipping should indeed work as you described since most users will expect it that way. Since this needs a bit of tweaking, it may take a while before I get around to correctly implementing it (first experiments revealed some problems I need to get sorted out), but it's on my to-do list.

tags: added: 3dbox
Beluga (buovjaga) wrote :

Still reproduced.

Win 7 64-bit
Inkscape 0.91 r13725

jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2016-08-12
Changed in inkscape:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
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