The bouding box is the smallest rectangular box with sides parallel to the x and y axis that completely encloses an object.
You will see eight arrow-shaped handles appear around the object. Now you can:
- Move the object by dragging it on a non-transparent part. (Press Ctrl to restrict movement to horizontal and vertical.)
- Scale the object by dragging any handle. (Press Ctrl to preserve the original height/width ratio.)
Now click the rectangle again. The handles change. Now you can:
The element considered in the calculation of the bounding box are preference dependent.
If the bouding box to use is:
- visual, the round stroke Join and Cap style (if the stroke is visible) are considered
- Geometric, only the nodes are considered