How do I make this arrow symmetrical?

First of all, I use Inkscape for this. I am also not a graphic designer by trade.

Anyway, here’s the deal:

Asymmetrical arrow symbol which I want to make symmetrical

As you can see, the nodes aren’t lined up properly to make the arrow symmetrical. I only need the left-most node and the right-most nodes to line up with each other and be equally far from the arrow’s point.

I really can’t figure this one out, so any help is appreciated!


Two options:

  1. When you select a node, you can manually enter the coordinates.

    1. Select either of the two outer nodes and make its Y coordinate match the other one’s
    2. Make its X coordinate such that the distance matches (you have to do the calculations yourself).
  2. Open the align and distribute objects dialogue.

    1. Select both nodes and the tip of your arrow and align selected nodes to a common vertical line. Then select the rightmost node and hit Shift + until its in position and remember the number of hits. Do the same thing with the leftmost node and the other direction. (Repeat without Shift to fine-adjust, if desired.)

    2. Select both outer nodes and then align selected nodes to a common horizontal line.

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