Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Inkscape dialogs, part of Inkscape Essential Training.
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- One of the most important parts of Inkscape's…user interface are its dockable dialogues.…Let's take a look at how they work.…First, we should get some terminology clear.…What Inkscape calls dialogues are called pallets…or panels in other drawing or graphics applications.…They're parts of the interface that you use…to create or edit aspects of your artwork,…and then you can leave them open as long as you want.…They're not like modal dialogue boxes…that you have to close before you can do anything else.…You can move Inkscape's dialogues…freely around your screen, dock them together,…and close them when you're done with them.…
Right now, I don't have any dialogues open,…but I can open some by using the buttons in the commands bar…or by using certain keyboard shortcuts.…I'll open the Fill & Stroke dialogue by clicking its button.…When I do, the dialogue appears docked over here…on the right side of my screen.…Note that clicking the button again won't close the dialogue…Notice that this dialogue box, like some others…
- Downloading and installing Inkscape
- Creating new documents
- Importing AI and EPS files in Inkscape
- Working with input devices like tablets
- Drawing basic shapes
- Scaling and rotating objects
- Adding fills and strokes
- Using Inkscape extensions
- Adding and editing text
- Printing and exporting Inkscape artwork
Skill Level Beginner
Drawing Vector Graphics: Patternswith Von Glitschka4h Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Navigating an Inkscape Document
3. Drawing Basic Shapes
4. Transforming Objects
5. Working with Fills and Strokes
6. Using Filters
7. Using Extensions
8. Creating Complex Shapes
9. Working with Text
10. Printing and Exporting Artwork
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