Rule

Draw a horizontal or vertical rule in the grid.

Child elements

(none)

Parent elements

Frame, Overlay, PlaceObject, Position, Transformation

Attributes

color (text, optional, CSS property: background-color)

The color of the rule. Defaults to black.

dashed (optional, since version 2.3.50)

Use a dashed rule instead of a solid rule.

yes

Draw a dashed rule.

no

Draw a solid rule.

direction ()

The direction of the rule.

horizontal

Horizontal rule

vertical

Vertical rule

length (number or length)

The length of the rule in grid cells or as an absolute length.

rulewidth (number or length, optional, CSS property: height)

The rule thickness given in grid cells or as a length.

Example

<Record element="data">
  <PlaceObject>
    <Rule direction="horizontal" length="10" rulewidth="3"/>
  </PlaceObject>
</Record>

See also

The section about rules in the basics chapter.