Ruler co-ordinates

Asked by James Verniquet on 2012-10-31

I would like to be able to change the co-ordinates of the rulers.
My laser machine treats the upper left corner as 0,0. I know this is unusual, but that's the way it is! It would be nice if Inkscape could do this too. Otherwise, my head gets a little confused :P
I've read the post about moving co-ordinates, but is it possible to set the ruler to always be like this?

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su_v (suv-lp) said : #1

Inkscape currently doesn't support configurable rulers (flip axes, move
origin).

These are known feature requests, and any progress is tracked in
- Bug #170049 “Inverted ruler co-ordinate system”
  <https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/170049>
and other related reports:
- Bug #170347 “ability to set coordinate origin”
  <https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/170347>
- Bug #171488 “User-defined coordinate system”
  <https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/171488>

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