I am trying to covert some paths into shapes. Let's say I have something like this:

initial path

and I need to convert it into something like this:

enter image description here

How am I supposed to go about this?

I am using Inkscape 0.92.

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    Actually, a circle is called a 'shape' in Inkscape (like a rectangle or a star), and the thing you get when you convert its stroke to a path is a path. I was a little bit confused by the terminology here :)
    – Moini
    Apr 27, 2019 at 21:20

1 Answer 1


To convert a stroked path into a filled shape made of paths, select the stroked circle, and then click Path > Stroke to path

Here's an example

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