translation is moving a shape’s position in the X or Y direction by a translation vector. To perform a translation, navigate to the translation tab in the tab controller, select the shape you wish to translate (it should become highlighted) and then:

Translation window.
  1. Type in the X and Y displacement values into the translation vector column (numerical values only.)
  2. Select a time duration for the animation in the drop-down menu.
  3. Press the “Execute” Button.

Once executed a purple ghost shape identical to the selected shape will be produced and perform the translation.

  1. Here you can toggle the visibility of the translation ghost shape(s).
  2. Here you can delete all translation ghost shape(s) from the grid.