I draw a circle of 150px diameter in Inkscape,Now I want to move this circle, for example, upward exactly 45px. How to do it in Inkscape?

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Select the object, and then open the Object→Transfrom dialog, and select the Move tab.

There you have options for moving horizontally or vertically, in several units.

Documentation here.


Just modify the Y value in the toolbar, adding 45 to move the element up.


If you don't want to calculate, you can even add + 45 px, inkscape will do the math for you.


For example:

  • Mark the object.
  • Open the XML-Editor.
  • Select cy
  • reduce the value by 45
  • Hit the Button "Set" or how it is called in your language.

(assuming your settings are in px).

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