Alexandre Prokoudine
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Moving a part of an image with GIMP?
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Select Press Ctrl+Alt Grab inside selected area with the tool you used for selecting, drag Press M to switch to Move tool to ajust position of the moved selection, if you need to Ctrl+H to add the ...

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Inkscape: Changing default canvas size
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On top of the other reply, you can save much more changes to templates: snapping options, guides etc. This article explains that in details.

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Filling object with pattern in inkscape
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This is a bug and it's already fixed. Unfortunately we don't seem to have up to date nightly builds for Mac anymore, so you'll have to wait for 0.48.3 :-( I don't feel justified to ask you to build ...

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How do I directly set layer positions in Gimp?
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You can't. Sorry :) GIMP simply doesn't have controls for that.

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Which software renders a planar projection of a 3D object as a vector graphic?
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I have a suspicion that you can do it with GeoGebra. It's a free app for geometry constructions. They mostly focus on planimetry, but the current beta also has stereometry.

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Separating a stock photograph from background
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You can try RGGJAN fork of GIMP available at partha.com (bottom links in the left sidebar). It has an improved tool for selecting objects. You just select general area, mark the object with a brush, ...

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Calibrating a screen on a budget?
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OK, I admit that it's a late, late, late reply, but there's nothing really tricky about calibrating/profiling devices on Linux. All you need is a recent version of Ubuntu or Fedora. It usually already ...

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How can I distribute objects along a semicircumference in Inkscape?
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You can use Pattern on Path extension or the likewise named live path effect. http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Paths-LivePathEffects-PatternAlongPath.html http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/...

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Is Gimpshop equally good as Gimp?
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GIMPshop is based on GIMP 2.2. GIMP is currently at 2.7.x. It's over than 5 years behind.

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Framemaker feature - run on paragraph styles. Is this possible in scribus?
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No, styles currently do not have “next paragraph style” option. I personally filed that request earlier this year, and it was categorized as “maybe one day” :) Regarding hanging paragraphs... Ugh... ...

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How does one find missing fonts using Inkscape?
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Not possible yet, and I don't think this should be an extension. It's an essential core feature. The way Scribus does it is telling user about missing fonts upon loading a document and suggesting to ...

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How to link images relatively in Inkscape?
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../stuff/file.ext indeed should work. For a full guide see here: http://libregraphicsworld.org/blog/entry/inkscape-embedding-or-linking ;-)

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