EditObject Object Command

EDITOBJECT Object Commands

Sets the edit options for any object(s). This command allows you to edit different types of objects without changing their coordinates.

editobject [ROTATE angle | SKEW slantangle twistangle | SLANT angle | TWIST angle] [ABOUT pointx pointy | ABOUTCENTER] [constraint] [printable] [DOCUMENT name | WINDOW name | OBJECTID number]

ROTATE/d The rotation angle.

SKEW/d The slant and twist angle.

SLANT/d The slant angle.

TWIST/d The twist angle.

ABOUT/d The rotation point.

ABOUTCENTER Rotates around its center.

constraint/k The aspect ratio constraint toggle.

Options: CONSTRAIN|FREE (default). printable/k The print object toggle.

Options: PRINT (default)|NOPRINT.

DOCUMENT/s The document name.

WINDOW/s The window name.

OBJECTID/i The number of the object to edit.


All options default to the current values if not specified.


editobject rotate 45 about 1 2.25 page 'MyDoc~6'

editobject noprint


EditObject  Command Definition  url:PGScmd/editobject
  created:2006-03-30 14:03:53   last updated:2006-03-30 14:03:53
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User Contributed Comments For EditObject
Dan Kilroy wrote...2006-05-03 19:26:13

Script command submitted from PageStream internal documentation. Needs to be checked and merged with the command documentation above.

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EditObject (PGS5.0.3.4: [POSITION left top right bottom] [ROTATE rotation | SKEW slant twist | SLANT slant | TWIST twist] [ABOUT x y | ABOUTCENTER] [CONSTRAIN | FREE] [PRINT | NOPRINT] [DOCUMENT document | WINDOW document-window | OBJECTID objectid])

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User Contributed Comments For EditObject