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When using Path>Inset the inset is a big too big? Can I change its size?

And I know about dynamic offset but when I try to do it to multiple objects (which I need in this case) Inkscape just switches to Edit path by nodes and doesn't show the handle to control the inset. However if I try to do it with each object individually I can't find any numerical control to make sure the offset is the same for all objects.

So I guess my question would be how to set identical inset size for multiple objects?

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inset outset offset

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Third parameter in the right side menu appears to give the flexibility you require.

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Yes. If you use a Dynamic Offset, you can enter the exact amount of offset in the XML editor.

  • Select the object which you already applied the Dynamic Offset to.
  • Open the XML editor CTRL+Shift+X
  • The <svg:path id="pathxxxx"> of the object you selected will be highlighted automatically
  • Click on the inkscape:radius attribute
  • In the box underneath, type the value you want, and Press CTRL+Enter to commit the change. Note: negative values are inset, positve values are outset.

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I tend not to use inset and outset. I prefer to group the objects, duplicate the group and click on it then CRTL SHIFT drag on the corner handles to scale inplace

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