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ah, very good, it works with the grey arrow.

But what, if I want the whole selected square to reduce its size to say 65% of the original 100%, how can I do that?

Because if I do it with the grey arrow I cannot ensure that height and width are reduced identically.

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Hold down the Shift key as you resize with one of the corner handles. This will constrain the proportions.

 

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Amy: But how did it end up in there?
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River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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If you copy it to a new layer, you can use the Zoom function of Layers > Rotate/Zoom.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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Sorry, no...Zoom function of "Rotate/Zoom" which is in the Layers menu.

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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Glad to help!

 

The Doctor: There was a goblin, or a trickster, or a warrior... A nameless, terrible thing, soaked in the blood of a billion galaxies. The most feared being in all the cosmos. And nothing could stop it, or hold it, or reason with it. One day it would just drop out of the sky and tear down your world.
Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
River Song: I hate good wizards in fairy tales; they always turn out to be him.

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