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How can I scale and/or transform objects relative to a reference point similar to the way Illustrator works? Is there a similar feature in Sketch?
Yes, absolutely, you have the option to scale from a reference point. By default, your copy of Sketch should have the Scale option in the toolbox. Once you open up the window, you should see the same grid as in Illustrator.
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