extend a straight line

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Mar 04, 2021 Mar 04, 2021

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Hello,

I want to add 1.5 cm to line A-B but I would like to do so by adding +1.5 in the line length window (in this case, the line is extended and it moves). I would like to block point A so that the line grows towards C by 1.5cm. How to do?

 

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 04, 2021 Mar 04, 2021
Direct select point B only. In the Transform panel type  -1.5 after the X value and hit return.

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Before putting in your new length value, change the object's reference point to the center-left one. (The graphic in the top bar just to the right of the word Shape.

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Direct select point B only.

In the Transform panel type  -1.5 after the X value and hit return.

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thank you so much

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how you select point b only? I'm a beginner. 

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Deselect everything and click on the b point with the direct selection tool (the white arrow).

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thank you Ton.

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Before putting in your new length value, change the object's reference point to the center-left one. (The graphic in the top bar just to the right of the word Shape.

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thank you.  i understand. 

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Good to hear we could help.

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