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by SureWhyNot
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:07 am
Forum: Work in progress
Topic: Load Your Locker
Replies: 2
Views: 1714

Re: Load Your Locker

It looks like that font leaves a bit too much space after M's. Look at "Home" and "Gmail". (Also after the W in "we can help"). You may want to alter the kerning a bit. Or maybe I'm just being picky.
by SureWhyNot
Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: how to make perfect round with node tool ?
Replies: 8
Views: 6197

Re: how to make perfect round with node tool ?

The spiro function in the development builds could be what you're looking for. Give it a try.
by SureWhyNot
Sat Jul 04, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How to create a simple line path that isn't closed?
Replies: 3
Views: 1468

Re: How to create a simple line path that isn't closed?

Off topic:
erroneus wrote:I do wish people would upload the SVG files instead of PNG or JPG... I rather want to take the images apart to see how it was done.


That sounds like a great idea! Get to it everybody! :D
by SureWhyNot
Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Text shadow (not drop shadow)
Replies: 8
Views: 10215

Re: Text shadow (not drop shadow)

Not the most fancy solution, but one technique is to: 1. Make your text black 2. Convert it to a path 3. This actually creates a group of paths, so ungroup them and perform a union 4. Duplicate it ( Ctrl + D ) 5. Hold alt to lock move increments to 1 pixel, and press left and up (to achieve the same...
by SureWhyNot
Sun May 17, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: cell shading?
Replies: 12
Views: 4408

Re: cell shading?

You could try using the "stroke to path" function and putting that on top of the other paths.
by SureWhyNot
Fri May 08, 2009 3:40 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How do I save as a "Picture" ???
Replies: 1
Views: 891

Re: How do I save as a "Picture" ???

File->Export Bitmap allows you to save it as a PNG.
by SureWhyNot
Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How To Set Font Location When Using Jump Drive
Replies: 6
Views: 1887

Re: How To Set Font Location When Using Jump Drive

If you're using Windows, Inkscape (and almost every other program) will look for fonts in your Windows font folder, located in the control panel.

If you have access to a computer's font folder, you can just copy the fonts from your jump drive into that folder.
by SureWhyNot
Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How to draw economics graphs
Replies: 2
Views: 7707

Re: How to draw economics graphs

Why not just generate a graph with a spreadsheet application? You can try Open Office , a free (open source) office productivity suite that includes a word processor, presentation maker, spread sheet editor, and drawing application. For a standalone spreadsheet program, try Gnumeric , which is also ...
by SureWhyNot
Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:12 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: inscape and hp 5000
Replies: 3
Views: 1474

Re: inscape and hp 5000

Hmm... that's weird. Go to HP's website and make sure you have the latest drivers. If that doesn't work, you could try exporting your work as a PNG image and printing that.
by SureWhyNot
Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Inkscape and Illustrator compatability
Replies: 2
Views: 1537

Re: Inkscape and Illustrator compatability

Inkscape does not use a proprietary file type. It uses SVG, a standard format for vector images that should be readable by both Corel Draw and Illustrator. Just make sure that when you save, you change the type to plain SVG. However, I think you should check if Corel Draw has an option to either sav...
by SureWhyNot
Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Inkscape Ideas
Topic: Dealing from the bottom of the deck!
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Re: Dealing from the bottom of the deck!

Not the most critical feature, but I see how that can be useful, depending on your style. ;) A toggle button would definitely be a great for this.
by SureWhyNot
Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:16 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: White gap surrounding fill.
Replies: 6
Views: 17310

Re: White gap surrounding fill.

Edit: Looks like Slow Dog and I were typing a reply at the same time. Not so slow after all. You must be using the paint bucket :tool_paintbucket: tool. It's not very exact; it takes an almost raster-like approach to filling a space. However, if the shape you are trying to fill is closed, you can a...
by SureWhyNot
Wed Apr 01, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: COMPRESSION ARTIFACT ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2854

Re: COMPRESSION ARTIFACT ?

Glad you were able to solve your problem. Nice work too!

And aho, do you know if that issue is going to be fixed in version .47?
by SureWhyNot
Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:24 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Resizing text boxes without scaling text?
Replies: 11
Views: 65262

Re: Resizing text boxes without scaling text?

If you made a text box without the click-and-drag technique, I don't think you can resize it. You could try using the click-and-drag method to create a new text box, and copy and paste the text from the previous one.
by SureWhyNot
Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: manual
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

Re: manual

Look, I'm really sorry for being a jerk but, Duh, and duh.
by SureWhyNot
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: I cannot print my document
Replies: 3
Views: 1594

Re: I cannot print my document

If you haven't already, download the latest drivers for your printer from the manufacturer's website. If that doesn't work, try exporting the image as a PNG and printing it with another application.
by SureWhyNot
Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: Work in progress
Topic: band logos
Replies: 6
Views: 3772

Re: band logos

llogg wrote:beer, Texas, and college life.


Image


For some reason that made me think of this picture. Perhaps it could serve for some inspiration?
by SureWhyNot
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Change document rendering size without touching my objects?
Replies: 4
Views: 1814

Re: Change document rendering size without touching my objects?

Instead of saving your document as an SVG and having another application convert it, you could export a PNG file directly from Inkscape. Just goto file->export bitmap. You will get a dialog with a bunch of options for sizing your document.
by SureWhyNot
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: How is text like this done please?
Replies: 7
Views: 1871

Re: How is text like this done please?

Do you really need the exact same font? There are plenty of (free) calligraphic fonts out there that will provide the same general effect. Take a look at this website.
by SureWhyNot
Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: Help with using Inkscape
Topic: Beginner ? about 3D perspective text
Replies: 25
Views: 7893

Re: Beginner ? about 3D perspective text

Off topic:
When I was messing with a Xara free trial, I noticed that it has a lot of easy-to-use 3D effects tools. It won't solve your problem, but you might want to check that out.
by SureWhyNot
Thu Feb 19, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Effects for photos and text
Replies: 6
Views: 3496

Re: Effects for photos and text

**Edited like a hundred times, sorry** Wow, this site is pretty awesome! Well done! I have a few minor suggestions though, 1. I don't think you should use the abbreviation "P2P". I think a lot of people know it as an abbreviation for "Peer to Peer" software, and seeing it on you...
by SureWhyNot
Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Blur-feather-& beyond
Replies: 14
Views: 5276

Re: Blur-feather-& beyond

David Hewitt wrote:Mainly because I was thinking that inkscape could benefit from having a generic blur slider on the UI (as xara does)...


There's one in the Fill and Stroke Dialog (Shift+Ctrl+F)

To keep the blur inside a set radius, duplicate the object you want to blur and use it for clipping.
by SureWhyNot
Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: .ink file format....Why not?
Replies: 13
Views: 3911

Re: .ink file format....Why not?

Off topic:
And why was the CMS "Ugly"?
by SureWhyNot
Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Fonts visible but not selectable. Inkscape 0.46
Replies: 5
Views: 2008

Re: Fonts visible but not selectable. Inkscape 0.46

This is a known issue. You can only change the font with the Text and Font dialog. The shortcut is Shift+Ctrl+T
by SureWhyNot
Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: .ink file format....Why not?
Replies: 13
Views: 3911

Re: .ink file format....Why not?

I imagine complying with the SVG standard can make seemingly simple features very hard to implement. I'm sure the Inkscape devs would love to have their own file type. But for the most part, I think complying with the SVG format only slows things down, it doesn't make them impossible. Sticking to th...

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