Inkscape 1.1.2 is now released.
You can download it at:
then, if you want to support Inkscape, donate to the project at:
Inkscape 1.1.2 is mainly a stability and bugfix release.
It fixes numerous crashes and several major inconveniences, such as lost styling
when when converting text to path, or relative position of clones pasted into
a new document
In addition, we are releasing an alpha version of Inkscape 1.2, to facilitate
testing of major upcoming features, such as the multipage support, editable
markers, on-canvas alignment, revamped alignment and snapping options, layer
and objects dialog, etc. If you find any issue with this new version, please
report it tohttps://inkscape.org/report
You can download it at
Join an Inkscape project team
Inkscape is always happy to welcome new contributors in various areas:
code, docs, translation, UX, bug triaging, or even outreach!
The main ways to get involved are listed onhttps://inkscape.org/contribute/
and you can get in touch with us onhttps://chat.inkscape.org/
Thanks to everyone involved in this release!
-- The Inkscape team
Dear Inkscape Contributors,
here they are, our community's 5 favorites for the Inkscape 1.2 About
Screen, chosen by 353 community members from 25 entries by 20 different
1: “New discoveries await...” by Chris Hildenbrand
2: “Joy!” by Chris Hildenbrand
3: “A New Dawn” by Fabian Mosakowski
4: “I artist” by Davi Maia
5: “Fox & Drag Bugs” by Muhamad Farlly
Please fill in the following snippet with your ranked choices and send
it as a reply to this email to the **Inkscape developers' mailing list**
(this one: Inkscape-devel(a)lists.inkscape.org):
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The contributor vote closes on Sunday, March 20, 2022, 23:59:59 UTC (in
one week from now).
To see the complete gallery with all entries, visit:
Thank you everyone!
Put the numbers in order of preference, so '32154' would mean 3 is
your first choice, 2 is your second choice etc. You don't have to rank
all numbers if you don't want to. No comma or spaces in between, please.
The system that is used for determining the winner is
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openSTV from (old) Ubuntu repositories. Ties will be broken randomly.
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Please help us with determining your eligibility for voting by telling
us what you do or did in the Inkscape project (very short, only main
area, e.g. 'writing Inkscape code', 'writing website code', 'writing
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Good news everyone!
As Inkscape continues to grow, the responsibilities of the Inkscape
team increase in tandem. To keep up with the current pace, the Project
Leadership Committee are looking for a Project Coordinator. See the job
posting for more details...
Please check out the article and the job posting link inside it for all
the details. Be sure you are emailing any submissions to the right
Best Regards, Martin Owens
I have been learning how to use git these days.
I think that I will be ok with it.
I actually had a look at the it.po file.
I have noticed that some entries have the #, fuzzy header. I imagine that
they need to be corrected.
If I correct them, should I remove the fuzzy line?
Also, at the bottom there is a section where entries have #~ at the
What are those?
On Thu, 10 Mar 2022, 18:43 Firas Hanife, <firashanife(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Giambattista,
> Thank you for your interest, of course you can work on the Italian
> Lately I'm quite busy so I have less time to work on the Italian
> translation, so some help is useful.
> Also Marco has been working on the Italian translations recently, maybe
> you can get in touch with him and coordinate the process.
> I can support both of you with translation reviewing.
> Btw do you know how to use git?
> Il giorno gio 10 mar 2022 alle ore 18:32 Giambattista Caltabiano <
> giumbycaltabiano(a)gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> I have some spare time and could work on the it.po translation if no one
>> else is working on it.
>> Please let me know if it is OK.
>> Inkscape Translators mailing list --
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It's time to vote for the About Screen for Inkscape's version 1.2!
We're very proud to present you with an amazing gallery featuring 25
entries, by 20 different Inkscape artists. Thank you so much to everyone
Community voting opens on March 7 (0:00 UTC) and closes on March 13,
2022 (23:59:59 UTC).
Here are the rules:
* If you don't have a user account on the Inkscape website yet, you need
to register (https://inkscape.org/user/register/) to be able to vote.
* Everyone who enjoys Inkscape is allowed to vote.
* Everyone gets 1 vote - this includes all contest entrants.
* Visit the gallery and check out all the amazing works of art.
* Click on one of the thumbnails to see the a larger version of the
image and a description. You can also comment on the contest entry.
* To cast your vote, either click on the check mark below the image or
hover over the small image in the gallery to see a circle-shaped
checkbox you can click on. If you accidentally vote for the wrong
entry, you can change your vote by simply voting for a different one.
* Voting will ONLY be accepted via the Inkscape website.
* You can vote until Sunday, March 13, 2022, 23:59 (Time zone: UTC). In
the gallery, there's also a countdown timer available that shows how
long voting is open.
* Once the community voting is done, the top five entries with the most
votes will be passed on to the developers, who will then vote to
determine the winner.
* For the contest participants, ANY modifications of the files are
prohibited at this point.
SEE ALL ENTRIES AND CAST YOUR VOTE HERE:
Good luck to all participants!