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I don't use patterns for stripes. I draw them. It's fast. Draw one, ctrl+d duplicate it and ctrl+click drag it over. Do that a few times. Spacing does not matter. When I have four I grab all four and ctrl+d them and move them. Then I grab eight, etc. Then select all of them, hit ctrl+a to bring up the alignment panel and space them on center. Group the ...


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Set the "stripe layer" as the bottom layer; Add a white fill to the circle; Add a white-fill-no-stroke shape centered on the "A", below the A layer but above the stripe layer.


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Centerline Tracing There is a free Open Source tool AutoTrace which is able to perform a centerline trace of a line-art bitmap. Run AutoTrace with at least the following options: autotrace -centerline -color-count 2 -output-file output.svg -output-format SVG input.png We can then fine tune the strokes and add the desired stroke strength.. We may ...


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Illustrator can do center line tracing much like autotrace. Its not super useful for most things but in this case the image is highly synthetic and it might work. Yor source image is notoriously bad so theres no real way to try this without losing quality, your originals should be better (no need to be so zoomed) Do this: In trace settings disable fills ...


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Try using Interpolate Paths after your trace, as show here: Average stroke from a fill


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Quite honestly... grab the pen tool and manually trace the paths. It'll result in the best output. Auto-tracing is often not the best option. When you only want paths you can stroke, auto-trace generally fails miserably.


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Actually this has been asked and answered here for linux users. You need to install librsvg2-bin. I'll just add that you will need to fit page to your svg otherwise it will be truncated. Within Inkscape: File -> Document properties -> Select your svg objects -> fit page to selection. Then just run: rsvg-convert -f pdf in.svg > out.pdf


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Ctrl+Alt+C Stroke to Path. Will do what you are asking.


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Following vector drawing applications should have pretty good EPS support: Adobe Illustrator Corel Draw Xara Designer Pro Affinity Designer Some vector drawing apps with adequate EPS support AutoCAD Inkscape Of these Xara can open atleast v8 ai files with metadata. Unfortunately newer AI files are in a undocumented, possibly encrypted container, ...


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A 1-month subscription to Illustrator through the Creative Cloud is $29.99. It's not free, but it's not the hundreds of dollars it used to cost. Might be worth it when compared to the time spent trying to find a work-around.


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You need to use the Fill and Stroke window. This gives you more control over assign color to a stroke (the "outline" of an object), the fill (the inside of it), and what the stroke looks like (thickness, dashed vs solid, etc) Select the object that you want to assign a color to. Click Object > Fill and Stroke Ctrl+Shift+F On the Fill tab, change the ...


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Maybe not quite as versatile as the Pattern tool, but the Egg-Bot Extensions have a hatch fill tool.


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The dialog box is very clear: File > Export bitmap In the dialog box choose units: Inches Below will say: width: 600, height: 600 (this is the size in pixels) and little to the right will say 300 ppi. (this is the print resolution) The math behind it is very simple 2 inches, at 300 pixels each inch = 2x300 = 600 px.


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I don't think what you are asking for is possible with SVGs. The reason is is called a "node" in Inkscape is really path data in the SVG standard. <?xml version="1.0" standalone="no"?> <!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD SVG 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/1.1/DTD/svg11.dtd"> <svg width="4cm" height="4cm" viewBox="0 0 400 400" ...


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I prefer to use Inkscape's built-in document grid option. Press Shift+Ctrl+D or navigate to File→Document Properties→Grids Select Rectangular Grid and hit the New button. You can then edit the properties (and units) of the created grid in the same dialog.


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I didn't see the Inkscape tag, when I posted my first answer. My first answer was the quick, easy way I would have done it, admittedly not the best. This is the more accurate way that I would create that shape (there may be a better one?). This was done in Illustrator, but I would imagine that the same technique can be applied to Inkscape. I first ...


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The "pixel" unity in SVG (or CSS) files is for reference only. Your image is never using actual pixels - they do not exist in vector formats such as SVG (the internal representation of Inkscape) or PDF files. (Check the pixel defintion in CSS here) So, if you want your resulting image to be 210x297mm in size (A4), set this size in your document ...


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This is unfortunately something Inkscape cannot do. It sounds like what you're asking for is to have the image to have two difference sizes at once. Inkscape doesn't allow you to set the DPI of a PDF during export (the setting in the export window is the DPI for rasterizing filter effects, not the artwork itself), so you're stuck at 90 DPI. The solution I ...


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Can you put each shape on its own layer, align them with the smallest on top, and then hide all but one layer, export, move down a layer with the hide, export etc. All while having the transparent box on its own layer selected. Alternatively, create a 400x400 square shape and draw your shapes inside it and properly locate the shapes relative to it. Select ...


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Because I needed that, I've just created a small online tool generating a piechart in svg: github/svg piechart online. Later you can edit it with Inkscape opening the SVG file created.


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You can pick helping lines with the mouse by clicking in the upper ruler and pulling such horizontal lines out, or from the left ruler, pulling them to the right, or from the corners of the ruler you can pick diagonal helping lines. Modifying them to be of self defined angle isn't possible, afaik. Maybe it is more useful to you, to draw helping lines on the ...


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Depending on the precondition, that all your objects are grouped and not combined into bigger groups themselves, here is how to do it. (I used cats in the example, because dogs were not available). In the lower right you see a highlighted cat, object id 5358, which is a single path, so I added a green floor later which changed it to object 5364 which will ...


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Draw a circle in the desired size. Convert it into a path. Write the text. Mark text and circle. From the text menu, choose 'align to path'. Since I have a german Inkscape version, the exact wording might differ. Single text + band - I guess the default options. Note: The circle has to stay in the picture. If you delete the circle, the text will ...


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About not so straight lines in Inkscape: I made a triangle and modified it in different ways. The first is with fine control, the later ones are made with filters which might suit your needs but you can't influence the result locally - only modify the filter yourself/build your own/combine multiples of them. In the first line there is a too perfect ...



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