Mathematical operators in numeric input fields

Bug #720694 reported by Codain
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #171282: Calculator in input fields. Edit Remove
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Bug Description


This is for the wishlist.

It would be nice to allow very simple operators in numeric input fields.

For exemple, for the X position of an object, setting it from:


would automaticaly replace (when hit Enter) with:

It means that the equation is not keep in the SVG file or even in memory.

Operations would be:
+, -, *, / and %

The % is not for modulo but for percent:
                     500,000+50% => 750,000
                     500,000-10% => 450,000


Tags: ui
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su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Linking as duplicate to bug #171282 “Calculator in input fields”

Please add a comment here and revert the duplicate status if you don't agree and think these are different issues.

tags: added: ui
removed: fields input math operators
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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Johan Engelen (johanengelen) wrote :

I think the % is a bit too much.

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