Juancho
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How do i create a circle with commands MCCCCZ in inkscape?
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What you want is to convert the arc commands A into (approximate) Bézier curvers C. A way I found to do this is to use the node tool, select all nodes, and click for example on the make selected nodes ...

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How to change Inkscape gradient colors?
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In Inkscape 1.0, when you select the gradient (as in your 1st picture), then you can check the edit icon below (or alternatively, use the gradient editing tool by pressing G). A guide with 2 nodes ...

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How to clone a rectangle along a line in Inkscape without any deformation?
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One easy way to produce a sequence of shapes is by using path interpolation (under Extensions -> Generate from path -> Interpolate. Draw the first and last shapes (converted to paths), select ...

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How do I Delete something in shape of a picture - Inkscape
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Select both figures and then go to Path -> Difference (Ctrl -). This will consume your square, so if you want to keep the square for later, duplicate it first (Ctrl D).

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Inkscape: How to evenly space objects?
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You need to use the align and distribute dialog. In order to get equal spacing between sides and between objects, you probably need 5 objects: 2 vertical lines with 0 stroke width on the sides of the ...

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Seamless adjacent shapes in Inkscape
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Path operations usually delete one of the paths. The usual way, instead of copy and pasting one of the paths, is to use Duplicate, which has a nice keybinding (Ctrl D). This will leave a copy in the ...

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How to properly fill color inside a shape in inkscape
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You need to convert the 2 open paths into a single closed path. Select both paths Path -> Combine (Ctrl-K). Now both segments belong to a single path object. Edit nodes (F2). Select (via mouse ...

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Inkscape : Procedure to undo uneven linewidth
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There is a setting to disable scaling stroke width as the object is scaled. Uncheck this button, and the stroke will keep its width regardless of scaling. The other 3 buttons control scaling of ...

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Maintain a straight edge when applying texture
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Select the object, and then go to Filters -> Filter editor. Click on Displacement map (this is the component that randomly displaces the shape (and its border). Select a scale of 0.

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Is it possible to have one file for multiple translations?
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This is just a suggestion: I'd use a single document, with separate layers for text in different languages. So you have only one drawing, and when you export your drawing, you make visible only one ...

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How to fix non-uniform scaling?
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If you want to revert a transformation (scale, rotation, skew) of any object back to its origina state, you have remove the transform matrix associated with the object. This can be done in 2 ways: ...

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Inkscape for cartography: fill the background of a text
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You can draw a rectangle with your semi-transparent fill color. Then you select the text plus the rectangle, and go to Text -> Flow into frame (Alt-W). This will place your text inside the rectangle (...

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inkscape: creating objects for subtitles file
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If by equation you mean the SVG expression for an object, you can use the object to/from string extension. It allows to convert senected objects to string, and SVG strings back into objects. You can ...

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Convert objects to short lines
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You can achieve this in a few steps: If not a path already, convert the object to a path (Path -> Convert to path). Add nodes to your path with Extensions -> Modify Path -> Add Nodes (doc here) Now ...

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Inkscape: keyboard shortcut for Break Path At Selected Nodes
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The keyboard and mouse reference says: Join/break Shift + J join selected nodes This requires that exactly two end nodes within the path be selected. You can lock the position of one of the ...

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how to properly position arrow heads with respect to a curve?
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Not a full answer, but it seems that the longer the Bezier handle on the end nodes, the better the alignment of the arrow head to the curve: Note in the figure that the curve with long handles looks ...

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How do I adjust handles symmetrically on the same path?
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My technique is to draw only half of the shape, and use a clone for the other half. This way you can edit the original half and the clone will update accordingly: First create your ellipse and ...

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How do I use inkscape to divide a circular ring into sections?
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To my understanding, what you need is /Path -> Division/. Check the manual here. If you call your dashed segments are 1, 2 and 3, using the Bezier tool create a closed shape that includes segments 1 ...

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Distribute objects within a specific region
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You can add a couple of dummy objects to mark the outermost limits for distribution. For example, in order to distribute the black circles within the red rectangle, I added 2 blue rectangles and ...

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Fastest Path Offsetting Method in Inkscape
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Select your shape. Duplicate (ctrl-D). Inset (ctrl-() (or dynamic offset, or shrink). Select both original and offset. Difference (ctrl- -).

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How can I make a logo have a negative space stroke in Inkscape?
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So you have 2 overlapping paths with a heavy black stroke, and want to remove the strokes and anything behind the strokes. Let's call your 2 paths P1 and P2. Select them both and duplicate (ctrl-D), ...

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Select object under object in Inkscape
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Alt-click will select deeper objects each time. So if you have nothing selected, the first Alt-click will select the top-most object. Then the second lowest, then the third, etc. So your double ...

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How to convert <use> objects to normal paths?
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Each of the <use> elements are what Inkscape calls clones. Open the XML editor, select each of the <use> objects, and press Alt-Shift-D (or Edit -> Clone -> Unlink clone). This will ...

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How do I invert the colors of this image so the fill is grey and the background is transparent in Inkscape?
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If the figure is a single path object with 2 sub-paths (the rectangular frame and the figures), then you can: Select the path object Do Path -> Break apart to separate the frame and the figures into ...

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Measuring distance between guides in Inkscape
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You can double-click on a guide to see its properties. There you can specify the absolute position, or a relative displacement. Enabling guide-snapping, you may for example drop a new guide onto an ...

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How to copy a subpath in inkscape?
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You can separate your path into its components by calling Path -> Break apart. The reverse process is Path -> Combine. So, with this in mind, you can transform your path into 2 paths, then duplicate ...

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Rotate object parallell to line
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Node snapping will help. Enable the following from the node snapping toolbar: Enable snapping %, the first button in the toolbar. Snap nodes, paths and handles (important!) Snap to paths Snap cusp ...

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How to draw line with specific pattern in Inkscape?
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With the pattern along path functionality, you can repeat an arbitrary shape along a path.

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How do I delete part of a path between the nearest two intersections in Inkscape?
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For your particular question on how to remove part of a circle: First, convert your circle object to a path using /Path -> Object to path/. This will transform the circle into a path with 4 nodes. ...

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Fill number used as shape with text
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First you should convert the number into a path. Then, you should be able to get your whole text to flow into the shape as described in the manual: To create a linked flowed text object, select a ...

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