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How to create a line around an exiting curve/shape?

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Hello,

I'm wondering if there is a possibility to draw a line around an existing curve. E.g., I have a shape, let's say a rectangle of 4x7cm. Now I want to create an additional line around that existing shape, with a distance of exactly 5mm. Is there a function or easy way to do this?

Any help is greatly appreciated, because I search for quite some time now, but couldn't find a solution.

Thanks in advance,

skappley

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There is no offset path feature but you can set a stroke of 5mm to the outside and then expand that stroke. You will need to divide the resulting shape and delete the inner rectangle


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Or add an FX border of 18.897638 px to the shape, though the release version always draws rounded corners for that (don't know if it is fixed in the 1.7 betas).


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