I'm frequently using the paste size feature in Inkscape to ensure that several objects have the same size. But sometimes I want to just ensure that a new object has the same height as a old object but I want to preserve the aspect of the new object.

Basically I need a paste height and keep aspect feature. Is this possible somehow?

Or do I need to continue manually placing the two object on top of each other, and scale the height to the same manually?

Thanks in advance.


You need to use the "Aspect Ratio Lock" Button. This is found on the main tool bar. It is an orange/yellow padlock sitting next to the X: Y: and W: boxes used to adjust position and width.

If you press the lock button it will lock lock the aspect ratio when you paste either width or height

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