How can I move two lower nodes of the rectangle to get x1 = x2?

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One way to go: You could use Path > Path Effects > Perspective/Envelope, check Mirror Movements Vertical, hold Control-Key while pulling the corner point with the Edit Path by Nodes-Tool.


You can entry manually the coordinates of each node.

Select the first node:

Select first node

Input a new X, e.g. adding 30 units to the existing value:

Moved a node

Then, select the other node and remove the same amount from the existing value of the X coordinate:

Moved the other node

Now, you have a right trapeze:


  • BTW as in most graphic software, the Inkscape entry fields allow calculations. E.g. you could enter "110.858 - 30". – AAGD Nov 7 '17 at 9:58
  • @AAGD yes, indeed. – Paolo Gibellini Nov 7 '17 at 10:42

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