Thank you for your offer of help. I have just finished a very intricate drawing of a sorceress and noticed that I had mixed a layer and the mouth and nose needed to be rescaled. I have been trying to do these simple edits for 3 days!
I tried your suggestion and moved both filters from normal to lower quality and did notice a slight increase in speed, however, the image was completely blurred out :(

Thank you

On 30 August 2012 22:17, Eneko Gotzon Ares <enekogotzon@...155...> wrote:
Hi Dennis. I'm a beginner that still only has drawn the Swedish flag
of the –wonderful– manual, so be indulgent with me...

Look at Inkscape Preferences (shift+ctrl+p) > Filters to see what
display qualities are checked. They influence the processing speed.


On 30 Aug 2012, at 16:10, Dennis Melling wrote:

> If I use any kind of effects on inkscape I can forget using inkscape
> for
> the day because the speed is so slow

Eneko Gotzon Ares

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