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Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program, Fourth Edition by Tavmjong Bah

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Introduction

1 All acronyms are defined in the Glossary.

2 The few vector output devices include large plotters for engineering and architectural drawings and archaic Tektronix terminals.

Chapter 1

1 It is normally recommended to save drawings in the PNG format rather than the GIF format. Unfortunately, the animated versions of the PNG format, MNG and APNG, have limited support. This leaves the GIF format the only real option for animation.

Chapter 6

1 The Star Tool includes a randomization feature so that the resulting shapes are not regular. The underlying description is still based on a regular shape.

2 This is not always true for rectangles. If the option Optimized is selected in the Store transformation section of the Transforms entry of ...

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