Where can I find Inkscape tutorials?
The Inkscape community has produced a vast volume of tutorials over the years. At this writing more than 95% are made by Inkscape users, and scattered hither and yon across the internet. The only truly official tutorials are those packaged with the program, which you can find in the Help menu > Tutorials.
What is Inkscape used for?
(January 2021) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message) Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor used to create vector images, primarily in Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format. Other formats can be imported and exported.
What shapes can be rendered in Inkscape?
Inkscape can render primitive vector shapes (e.g. rectangles, ellipses, polygons, arcs, spirals, stars and 3D boxes) and text.
How do I install an Inkscape extension?
Inkscapes Repositories Debugging Extensions Support Us Shop Donate Hackfests SVG Standards Work Sponsors Home»Resources»Inkscape Extensions Inkscape Extensions To install a new extension, download and unpack the archive file. Copy the files into the directory listed at Edit > Preferences > System: User extensions.
What are Inkscape shapes?
This tutorial covers the four shape tools: Rectangle, Ellipse, Star, and Spiral. We will demonstrate the capabilities of Inkscape shapes and show examples of how and when they could be used.
How do I convert a shape to an object in Inkscape?
To convert a shape into a path: Select the shape with the Selector tool. In the menu, select Path ‣ Object to path. A shape can always be converted to a path, but a path can never be converted back into an object! © Copyright 2018-2020, Inkscape Documentation Authors Revision fb53f025.
What are the handles on Inkscape?
Once the mouse is released and the shape is displayed, various handles will become visible. Many of Inkscape’s tools use handles for one purpose or another. But it’s the handles of the geometric shapes which are used for creating many fancy and exciting effects. The handles may be tiny circles, squares and/or diamonds.
What is the rectangle tool in Inkscape?
A rectangle is the simplest but perhaps the most common shape in design and illustration. Inkscape attempts to make creating and editing rectangles as easy and convenient as possible. Switch to the Rectangle tool by F4 or by clicking its toolbar button.