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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 2. Installing and Opening Inkscape

To start using Inkscape, you must install it first! This chapter starts by explaining where to download Inkscape from, the most recent version and its features, as well as detailed descriptions about how to install the software. It also includes a brief rundown of the application window and the main areas of where to find items when opening it for the first time.

In this chapter, we will learn:

  • Inkscape 0.48's features
  • Where to download Inkscape
  • How to install Inkscape (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Potential troubleshooting items when installing
  • Basics of the Inkscape software
  • Opening your first document

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Inkscape's features

Inkscape is a free, open source program developed by a ...

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