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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 3, How to Manage Files

Pop quiz — how do you change the dimensions of a predefined graphic

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Just adjust the document dimensions of the current document to fit your needs.

Remember, you’ll likely also need to move objects on your page to reflect the new dimensions.

However, for any of the objects that you have drawn, there will be no stretching or manipulation.

The page dimensions just change (the black borders).

Pop quiz — editable Inkscape file formats

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You can also save in the Inkscape compressed format of SVGZ if minimizing the file size is important.

Pop quiz — Export versus Save As

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Inkscape only supports exporting PNG files. However, the File | Save/Save As function will allow you to save files as PDFs.

Pop quiz — file ...

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