olibara wrote:I can believe that it must be possible to draw simple lines with InkScape
Guest wrote:But I think that if I have to read a book to undestand what should be the basics feature of an application, it means something goes wrong
olibara wrote:What I wanted to do is to draw straight lines between to point by plotting a point and drag a line to anotherpoint I am usualy using cad system as TurboCad
olibara wrote:Thank you all for your patience
What I wanted to do is to draw straight lines between to point by plotting a point and drag a line to anotherpoint I am usualy using cad system as TurboCad
The UI of InkScape is new to me and not so easy to understand (my opinion)
I'm with you.druban wrote:I am very impressed with the forbearance and restraint of my fellow Inkscape users in their responses to this question! you have inspired me to new heights of politeness and I will withhold those comments that first spring to mind.
curious reader wrote:I recommend something that may be new to you:
At the top of the screen is a menu that has the word "Help" at the end.
Click that, then go down to the 4th item called "Tutorials"
Then read them and follow the directions.
darker4308 wrote:Watch a child draw at some point using Microsoft paint.
darker4308 wrote:After 2 hours I still cannot draw a ****ing line.
4seasons wrote:Click on this then click on your first point, then click on the 2nd point , if you want absolute straight line then do not drag or you will get a curve.
zricmo wrote:Though it would have been handy to have this function on the tooltip, I understand there's lots on there already.
One very nice feature of the is that you can choose one of these options (circled in red below)in the control bar.For me it was the ability to draw a dead horizontal line that I was looking for, but I found the answer on a different forum post:
"If you hold Ctrl you can restrict the angles of the lines (I think you can change it in Preferences but the default is 15 degrees), this way it's very easy to draw vertical and horizontal lines. "
Though it would have been handy to have this function on the tooltip, I understand there's lots on there already.
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