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by Oaec99
Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Cannot get black lines
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

Cannot get black lines

I have been using Inkscape for a couple of years - no real problems until today when I opened a blank page and the first thing I drew (be it a line, rectangle, whatever) is light blue instead of black. Stroke is a black square at the bottom left of the screen, O:100. If I go to ctl/shift F there see...
by Oaec99
Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Inkscape & other
Topic: Print a drawing
Replies: 2
Views: 3225

Print a drawing

I have an engineering drawing which is a mixture of line widths, types (e.g. dashed, dotted), colours and opacities and various symbols and figures similarly varied. When I send it to a fully functional colour printer I only get part of the drawing printed. If I import the svg file into Gimp and pri...
by Oaec99
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Unwanted "snapping"
Replies: 7
Views: 2205

Re: Unwanted "snapping"

Thanks guys. T'was the version (old). Really grateful for your time and effort.
by Oaec99
Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Unwanted "snapping"
Replies: 7
Views: 2205

Re: Unwanted "snapping"

Try to answer the questions: Don't know how I get a triangle - I move the top right node and as soon as I release it it shoots to a point on the rectangle's diagonal and I have a triangle and there are now only 3 nodes. I never interfere with the prefs. snap distance as I do not want snapping. I loo...
by Oaec99
Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Unwanted "snapping"
Replies: 7
Views: 2205

Unwanted "snapping"

I have been using Inkscape for many months. One common activity is to extend straight lines or the shapes of polygons by dragging a node (diamond). For some reason, I guess I accidentally hit the wrong key sequence, the program is not behaving. When I drag a node it will not stay where I want it to ...
by Oaec99
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How do I open/save this filetype?
Replies: 78
Views: 154991

Re: How do I open/save this filetype?

Hi, I've read all this but the answer to a really basic matter seems to be missing. Open InkScape from the desktop icon. Create a new drawing , make units mm, select A4, draw a simple rectangle and press "save" - nothing happens, press "save as" - nothing happens, press "Clo...

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