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My aim is reduce the size of poly on both left and right sides separately.
Say I want to reduce the left side of poly by 5nm and right side of poly by 3 nm,Is there any way of doing it using skill?
I tried using dbLayerSize..But it reduces the poly on both the sides equally..So,Is there any command in skill where-in you have a choice of reducing left/right side seperately.(Here, poly includes poly of both rect and polygon shapes)
Please read the Forum Guidelines. You have on two occasions posted to existing threads, for things that are not directly related. Also, this question is very similar to one you have asked earlier.
I will split this into a separate thread (since the subject is different from the thread you appended to, to make matters worse)
The simple answer is no, but you could prevent the top and bottom being stretched by doing a dbLayerAnd with a rectangle which is a slightly stretched version of the bounding box. I had thought of putting together an example, but since I'm still having to guess what precisely you're doing (as each post seems to have contradicting requirements), I'm going to wait until you've clarified what you're trying to do (as I asked for in your other thread).
Please bear in mind that everyone on these forums is a volunteer, and are doing so in their spare time, and so you need to ensure that you minimize any calls on their time by maximizing the amount of information you provide.
In reply to Andrew Beckett:
One quick thought as to how you could do this assymmetric sizing:
Needs a bit of manipulation of the point list, but it shouldn't be too difficult if the polygons are reasonably consistent.
So you don't even need to use the dbLayer.* functions in this case.