It's been years since I used Inkscape. But I remember a facility where one
could create a push button by entering about four parameters
and this push button would address another entity using I think a URL
address. I have the Bah book Fourth edition but I don't know what the
function is called. Can someone help me out?
All replies appreciated.
I am Rohit, a sophomore pursuing B.E Computer Science . I have been
developing websites and managing them for the last one year for my college
and a start-up that I had worked with. I have a huge interest in Python and
Django and have build almost all the websites using them.
I want to contribute to Inkscape by working on the Development Project
Management System during the summer. I have gone through the Janitorial
task documentation and also have started searching for patches to fix. I
also had a look at the Django Website Development, the inkscape-web
Can you please tell me how to proceed or any task you expect me to carry
out to be a part of the community ?
My github profile: https://github.com/rtgdk
I (with lots of help from su_v) have been working on getting the macOS DMG build working again with a view to having an official DMG ready for the future 0.92.2 release.
The current _unofficial_ test build of 0.92.1 is available here:
Included in this build is a new feature to automatically set the recommended XQuartz configuration. You'll be prompted about this on launch if you've got XQuartz running in its default configuration. This used to have to be set manually, as documented here: https://inkscape.org/en/download/mac-os/.
Any feedback is welcome. Since it's a test build, please don't file any bugs; reply in this thread, or contact me directly by email. I'm also around in both the #inkscape and #inkscape-devel IRC channels.
I'm working on a fairly small, fairly simple file with a fairly simple
gradient mesh. It's a somewhat high zoom, and maybe I should scale it so I can
work at 100%. But I'm not sure if that should matter. Anyway, it keeps
crashing (taking out all open Inkscape files with it) when I try to move one
particular node. 8 times in a row now.
I'm attempting to use the gradient mesh to ultimately make an animation
of a light passing through an endless knot (see it in the hidden first layer).
On the canvas, I've indicated 2 places where I have 3 mesh nodes on top
of each other (to facilitate the light going around the corners with a trailing
glow). It's the top node of the left-most stack of nodes.
Steps to reproduce. Try to drag the top node of the left-most stack of
nodes. Since the 3 nodes are stacked up, I need to move the top 2 off of the
3rd, to be able to select it individually. Whenever I try to drag the top one -
There are no errors or message boxes. Just bam. (A backup was saved in
the first crash.)
Windows 7 Pro, 64-bit, Inkscape 0.92. If you want me to upgrade to
0.92.1, I can. It's just I'm not aware the mesh was changed in the upgrade (so
it seems like it wouldn't matter).
Any kind of logs or files I can get for you? I don't know how to use
the command line or terminal. But if you tell me what to do, I should be able
to do it.
Would you like a bug report?
Thank you very much,
I'd like to create a movable chain of sorts... I'm not sure how or if
this is possible with inkscape (0.91)...
There seems to be lots of tutorials that show how to create a chain using
Pattern along Path, the problem is, once the chain is created that's the
end of the tutorial. I need to go a step further and actually
move/manipulate the chain without deforming the links or changing the
length of the chain. Maybe the "Pattern along Path" examples are
completely wrong for what I want to do.
To put it another way, take a real physical chain... 10' long, sitting on
the floor. I can move the chain around, pull on one end, push the chain
in the middle, shape it into an S curve, form a circle with the chain,
etc. All the while, the individual links are exactly how they started --
they haven't been stretched or bent or deformed in any way. And while the
actual length of the chain can very a little bit it's limited by how much
slack there is in the individual links.
Now, I want to do the same kind of thing in inkscape. I want to create a
line long enough to hold exactly 60 circles, 20px in diameter with 5px
space between each circle. Then, and this is the important part, I want
move and reshape this "chain" around the canvas, just like I can do with a
path composed of lots of nodes. But, I don't want the circles to change
shape. The space between the circles can change a *little bit*, but
should be limited... like the links in a real chain.
I'm very new to both vector graphics and inkscape, so I'm not sure if what
I'm trying to do is easy, difficult or impossible. I would appreciate
I am trying out inkscape 92 and downloaded 92.1 for windows 10
I just spent over an hour manually tracing a file I was hoping to use on my
digital cutter - but it seem inkscape has changed the svg lines to an image
- as useful as a chocolate fireguard or teapot - and I don't now how it did
it but effing annoying!!!!
Steps I did
I loaded in an image with the design on
I manually traced the outline, using black stroke for cutting and red
stroke for any folding (non cut) lines
I moved the traced lines to a new layer above the current one
turned off the eye on the cut lines layer
moved the actual image to the centre of the page
locked the image layer
opened the eye on the cut line layer
selected the svg lines and at the bottom of the screen it say it's an image
if I go into view>outline my svg lines show and a whwite square with a X -
so it HAS changed it to an image
so that was a waste of couple of hours as I now have to start all over
again. and it WON'T be using inkscape 92!!! in fact inkscape 92 might well
be dumped off the system as it's useless if it convert svg lines to images
for no reason.
and before anyone asks, I cannot use trace bitmap as that gives double
lines and I need single lines and inkscape does not have a centre line
I almost posted a bug report on this, but on 2nd thought, maybe it should be
discussed whether it's a bug or not.
I'm not sure if this is going to be an Inkscape bug, or something about Windows
os. But I've never seen this in any other program, and I never noticed this in
Inkscape before 0.92.
When the Inkscape window is maximized, a small strip of all 4 edges of the
window extend past the edge of the screen. Screenshot:
It particulary is a problem for the bottom edge for me. That's because I keep
my taskbar auto-hidden. So if my mouse strays to the bottom, the taskbar comes
up, and then I can't even see the status bar at all. Then I have to wait for it
to go back down.
So for example, if I want to use the zoom field and spinbox in the bottom-left
corner, it's really hard to do. If I want to use the Style Indicator in the
bottom-left, you can see that the bottom of almost half of "Stroke:" is beyond
the edge. And "Fill:" is overlapping the palette scrollbar.
Compare that to the....I guess it's called restore size window. You can see
that all of "Stroke:" is showing, and there's even some space below that, like a
buffer, before the edge of the window.
In the maximized window, you see the toolbar buttons and snap control bar
buttons are justified to the edge of the screen, with no space between them and
the screen. But in the restore size, you can see there's a buffer there, before
the edge of the window.
The top, left and right edges don't cause me any touble. But the bottom edge is
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit, and this is a 15 inch laptop screen, non-touch, lcd, 1366
x 768 resolution.
Should be reported?
On the Inkscape download/windows/ page it says 'exe and msi installers
are equivalent but not compatible (i.e. one can not update the
installation of the other)'. This seems to imply, for example, that a
new msi installer can update a previous msi installation. However,
when I try to install using the msi installer, I get a message saying
'Another version of this product is already installed. Installation of
this version cannot continue', and the existing version needs to be
removed before installing the new version. This happened before for
0.91-x64.msi -> 0.92.0-x64.msi and has just happened again for
0.92.0-x64.msi -> 0.92.1-x64.msi. This is under Windows 7.
Is this behaviour expected?