Frequently asked questions - Draw

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How do I resize a picture inserted into a drawing?

To change the size of a picture

  1. click once on the picture to select it. Small green squares ("handles") will appear around the picture;
  2. drag one of these squares to resize the picture.

In the status bar, the size of the picture is indicated:Dimensions.png

To specify precise dimensions for a picture:

  1. click once on the picture to select it;
  2. from the menu bar, select:Format ▸ Position and Size;
  3. type in the desired image size and click the OK button.

To resize an image proportionally

  1. click once on the image to select it. Small green squares ("handles") will appear around the image;
  2. hold down the ⇧ Shift key;
  3. pull one of the square corner to resize proportionally.

or to specify precise dimensions:

  1. click once on the picture to select it;
  2. from the menu bar select:Format ▸ Position and Size;
  3. type in the desired size of the picture;
  4. Select Proportional and click the OK button.

See also How do I crop a picture?