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by slobeck
Sat Dec 10, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: SVG / XML Code
Topic: radial gradient makes "pie slice"?
Replies: 9
Views: 4485

Re: radial gradient makes "pie slice"?

If what you're trying to make is a "sweep" or "conical" gradient, use the "tiled clones feature" - its a little complicated the first time, but it works and in practice isn't as much of a pain in the behind as it might seem up front. I'm tired, but i'll try and link to ...
by slobeck
Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:15 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Text Problems. Please Help.
Replies: 1
Views: 4287

Re: Text Problems. Please Help.

there are many ways to do what i think you're asking about. But I would set up a good grid, and in outline mode use arcs (the circle tool and setting the start and finish angles) and the pen tool for straight lines. Do this with grid snapping on so that you can make sure that end points are aligned ...
by slobeck
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:53 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: open .ai file but tough to edit text
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Re: open .ai file but tough to edit text

Text in Inkscape is a little wonky in so far as bringing in text from other vector apps is concerned. I think the problem currently has more to do with the text handling parts of the SVG spec its self than with a shortcoming of Inkscape. There's a few annual gatherings of stakeholders (including Ink...
by slobeck
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Inset/Outset Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 2363

Re: Inset/Outset Help!

This should be marked [solved] (imo)
by slobeck
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Pixel values for drop shadows differ for different objects
Replies: 4
Views: 1186

Re: Pixel values for drop shadows differ for different objects

the problem is that the engines that display svg icons, like Qt only implement the smallest sub-set of the whole standard. In the case of Gnome and KDE (which relies on Qt SVG classes) it's the SVG-Tiny spec. So because of this Gtk+ apps show them differently than Qt apps. (remember the bad old days...

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