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by ragstian
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Getting inkscape to use an existing latex installation
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Getting inkscape to use an existing latex installation

Hi. The LaTEX extension does not work "out of the box" but needs some additional pieces of software to work. Have a look at this link and follow the instructions found. Please "chime back" if you are not successful. We will try our best to get you going. Another good way to incor...
by ragstian
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Only dots are printed and not the line
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Only dots are printed and not the line

Hi.

Try saving as PDF and then print the PDF file.
Printing directly from Inkscape works like a charm here using Inkscape 0.92.4 on Windows 10.
( Works on my Linux boxes as well )
by ragstian
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Is there an automated way to indicate the center of circles
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: Is there an automated way to indicate the center of circles

Hi.

This might be an easy extension to write. Anyone up for the challenge?
If not I might give it a try.
by ragstian
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Trying to copy a parabolic curve from a PDF
Replies: 2
Views: 1028

Re: Trying to copy a parabolic curve from a PDF

Hi. As Lazur said, use Extensions -Render - Function plotter. Make the whole of the canvas visible by pressing the number five key on the main keyboard (not the num 5 on the numpad) Draw a rectangle filling most of the canvas. Let the rectangle stay selected. ( If it's not selected Press F1 and then...
by ragstian
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Export SVG to DXF
Replies: 10
Views: 2059

Re: Export SVG to DXF

Hi Select Text - Ctrl-a (This selects everything - this file contains one text object only.) Convert text to path. Shift-Ctrl-C Ungroup. Shift-Ctrl-G Use Dialog to for next thee operations. Shift-Ctrl-F to bring up the dialog box. Remove Fill. Set stroke to red. Set stroke width to 0.1 (Or whatever ...
by ragstian
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Tangent lines?
Replies: 9
Views: 5087

Re: Tangent lines?

Hi

Very Nice !!

"Difficult" to find in the "Render" extension group - might be worth making it's own "CAD_Tools" or something similar?

Might also be useful to catch input errors which now result in "math domain error"?

Nice Code!
by ragstian
Sun May 27, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How to move transparent object?
Replies: 3
Views: 790

Re: How to move transparent object?

Hi

Hold down the ALT key and click on the outline (Marching Ants) to drag the object
by ragstian
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Unwanted duplicated nodes
Replies: 29
Views: 4908

Re: Unwanted duplicated nodes

Hi Tyler.

Nice find! I just want to know why this works!
by ragstian
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Unwanted duplicated nodes
Replies: 29
Views: 4908

Re: Unwanted duplicated nodes

Hi. Moini, by using your preferences file I still get the same result, the 8 node path turns into a 9 node path when moved. Even without duplicating the path this happens here. Are you "monitoring" the number of nodes in the status line? As the duplicate are on top of another node the dupl...
by ragstian
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Unwanted duplicated nodes
Replies: 29
Views: 4908

Re: Unwanted duplicated nodes

Hi Interesting case. The object with 8 nodes can be moved small distance without getting an extra node. When moving a larger distance the extra node appears. This is true for all the 8 node objects in Ponny's file. Tried experimenting with the number of decimals in the path string. (made a small pyt...
by ragstian
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Path outset problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1045

Re: Path outset problem

Hi

Interesting! I can confirm the same behavior on my system as well.
I use Inkscape 0.92.3 (2405546, 2018-03-11) on Win10.

When I set the outset preferences to 5px (pixels) i get an offset of 5mm.

Might be an "undocumented feature" (bug) in the current version?
by ragstian
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: [SOLVED] How to make my own personalized color pallette
Replies: 7
Views: 1597

Re: How to make my own personalized color pallette

Hi. Yes - just use notepad. The gpl file is a "pure" text file - decoded by Inkscape (or GIMP) to give you a palette. I have made several python programs to generate nice palettes. Search the forum for "palette" to find a few of the generated palettes. Like this one: http://www.i...
by ragstian
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: [SOLVED] How to make my own personalized color pallette
Replies: 7
Views: 1597

Re: How to make my own personalized color pallette

Hi. This is easy. Find your palette.gpl file, rightclick the file and choose "open with"- select your favorite text editor, you can use notepad on a windows system. You will then see something similar to this in your palette file: GIMP Palette Name: Material Design Columns: 254 # 0 0 0 BLA...
by ragstian
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Inkscape & other
Topic: 3D printing using the OpenSCAD cookie cutter add-on
Replies: 9
Views: 3961

Re: 3D printing using the OpenSCAD cookie cutter add-on

Hi.

Of course!
My Bad! Sorry!
by ragstian
Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Inkscape & other
Topic: 3D printing using the OpenSCAD cookie cutter add-on
Replies: 9
Views: 3961

Re: 3D printing using the OpenSCAD cookie cutter add-on

Hi

Is it just me?
I see this as a dog-head profile where the dog has open mouth and bent ears.
Others see it as a glove?
by ragstian
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: DXF output
Replies: 11
Views: 2744

Re: DXF output

Hi. Type unittouu in the search field on this forum to find recipes on how to fix this. By the way "unittouu" is abbreviation for "unit to user unit". There are a few different ways of fixing this depending on how the extension was programmed. You can first try: change all occurr...
by ragstian
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Special text characters
Replies: 8
Views: 10798

Re: Special text characters

Hi.

Works fine using the sans-serif font.
(Some other fonts give you a "plain" v for the same unicode.)

Type:

F8
Ctrl U
03BD
<return>

The unicodes can be found here
by ragstian
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Inkscape & Cutters/Plotters
Topic: drill file, how to made?
Replies: 3
Views: 2206

Re: drill file, how to made?

Hi. Inkscape might not be the best program for designing PCB's. There are a lot of free PCB cad programs better suited for the job. Eagle PCB is very popular - the free version is good for hobbyists. If you want to stick to Inkscape here are some links worth looking at: http://nerdclub-uk.blogspot.n...
by ragstian
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Inkscape & Cutters/Plotters
Topic: drill file, how to made?
Replies: 3
Views: 2206

Re: drill file, how to made?

Hi. In what program did you design your PCB? The PCB cad program should be able to make the drill files. The excelleon file is not much more than a list of coordinates for the PCB holes. You can "generate" these files with a text editor by getting the coordinates in Inkscape. See the excel...
by ragstian
Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: convert svg to jpg
Replies: 15
Views: 3773

Re: convert svg to jpg

Hi. I seem to lose extensions with uploads, so will wait until I upgrade to 92.2. A lot of the recommendations (some found here on the forum) on installing extensions tells you to install them in the Inkscape install directory. For me this is not the best solution as the extensions will not "su...
by ragstian
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Inkscape Resources
Topic: [Extension] Draw from triangle: draw normals from the incentre
Replies: 3
Views: 2964

Re: [Extension] Draw from triangle: draw normals from the incentre

Hi.

You are asking for calculations but refer to the extensions - do you need to calculate the points or just draw the normals?

Extensions - Draw From Triangle - Contact Triangle - will give you the points.

Easy to draw the normals using snapping.
by ragstian
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: [solved] Find intersection point between line and rectangle
Replies: 8
Views: 2112

Re: Find intersection point between line and rectangle

Hi Turn on all snapping options. ( or at least: Snap guides, Snap to intersections ) Pull in a guide from ruler on side, (by click and hold left mouse button on the ruler) drag line (mouse pointer) to intersection point, release mouse button when it snaps to the intersection. Double click on the cre...

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