O'Reilly logo

Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 8, How to Style Text

Pop quiz — font options

1

e

There is no option to underline in Inkscape. Instead you can use other tools to draw a line under any text you wish to have underlined.

Pop quiz — transparency

1

b

It is actually transparent. For a mask to work, like in the example in this chapter, you need to change the Alpha setting to white. Masking takes the shades of gray onto the "bottom" object. If the Alpha setting was set at transparent then the reflection would also be transparent.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required