just a sample path

I make many Bezier paths when I trace a photo. Often I join both end-nodes with the "join selected nodes". In my illustration the top left node is such a combination of two former end-nodes.

You can see that all other nodes are respecting my stroke style, where I have opted for "round" joining and "round" caps.

I have tried selecting the problem-node and work through all the options, but cannot find a command to apply my stroke style to this node. Please just let me know where to go.

I would normally expect, such a freshly created node to apply the stroke style which (I believe) is attached to an entire path. I have never seen cases where stroke styles or fill styles only apply to portions of a path. But I do not insist on automatic, I am willing to "edit" my last made nodes to make them show my stroke style. But how?

I am using Inkscape 0.92.0 r15299

Update: Installed Inkscape 0.92.2 (5c3e80d, 2017-08-06) and still cannot fix my existing paths. But any paths I am creating now, have got proper nodes, which ARE respecting the path stroke style.

Update: After input from @Billy I shut down all my instances of Inkscape and reopened my work in progress. Surprise: Any new paths I am now creating with the Bezier tool, are making all nodes correct, even the end-nodes, according to my stroke style. But the ones I had created earlier today still refuse to have ALL their nodes comply. Feels like a bug now, unless somebody can explain what is happening or how I can edit nodes for styles.

Update: Even with the latest version of Inkscape I did more work and found a few corner-nodes which behave zombie like: When I drag them around, they randomly jump between a "round join" (as requested per Stroke style) and a "miter join" (the pointy one, in violence of what Stroke style demands). This happens somehow based on the angle of the two adjoining segments. It looks random, but I will investigate this behaviour further and maybe manage to make screenshots. Need to catch a deadline, sorry.

  • I can't replicate the problem - see screenshot here - perhaps you could share the SVG on filedropper(dot)com and post the link here. – Billy Kerr Dec 8 '17 at 11:16
  • Thank you @BillyKerr that is encouraging. I just edited and stated my Inkscape version. Will try to shut down Inkscape (and Windows in next step) and see whether it had just gotten zombied. – Martin Zaske Dec 8 '17 at 11:25
  • There's been a recent Inkscape update to 0.92.2. I was using 0.92.1 r15371. Could have been a bug, or just a glitch. Who knows! – Billy Kerr Dec 8 '17 at 12:59
  • Check to see if you have multiple points on top of eachother? – joojaa Dec 8 '17 at 14:13
  • No, I do not have multiple points. My paths are simple, often just boxes. I join both end-nodes, which makes precisely one node; no doubt. I have even observed a very few random wrong nodes in the middle of a path today - which is also confirming the bug-theory. – Martin Zaske Dec 8 '17 at 15:17

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