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by hiccup
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?

@Moini - well, according to the FAQ, copy/paste on OSX *rasterizes vectors.* but this was already a raster, what it did was *reduce its quality/resolution" -- i guess because it uses screen capture instead of looking at the actual data in the clipboard? doesn't make sense to me because i right-...
by hiccup
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: clip imported raster just inside colored line
Replies: 2
Views: 865

clip imported raster just inside colored line

hi - here's a map of a country with a red border: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/13/Congo_Kinshasa_Topography.png i've imported the .png and now want to clip it to just show what's inside the red border. tracing results in a huge complicated mess of paths and nodes that basically c...
by hiccup
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: hangs when moving 2300 objects to new layer
Replies: 3
Views: 910

hangs when moving 2300 objects to new layer

i start by using inkscape to edit a .svg world map downloaded from wikipedia. it has ~2300 paths that outline the countries. i want to manipulate these as a layer, so i select them (by dragging a rectangle -- why doesn't 'edit\select all' doesn't select anything?), right click, and 'move to layer' t...
by hiccup
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?

@Moini: what OS/inkscape version?
by hiccup
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?

@brynn, can you cite a reference supporting your claim? i can't find a reference that explicitly states otherwise, but my understanding is that a raster image embedded in an svg keeps all of its data. scaling it simply defines the size at which it is rendered (like html <img height/width>). importin...
by hiccup
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

how to keep raster quality/detail when scaling down?

hi - i'm new to vector graphics and inkscape, working on a project to help my kids think about geography. i downloaded a generic blank world map with country outlines in .svg from wikipedia. i want to create overlays for each country we study that have layers for topography, satellite image, populat...

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