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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 3. How to Manage Files

This chapter is all about files and managing them. Inkscape can import a number of file formats, edit them, and save them in a number of formats. We will discuss all of that as well as the native Inkscape SVG format, benefits of using projects folder, and embedding versus linking image files.

The following topics will be discussed in this chapter:

  • Creating new files
  • Saving Inkscape files
  • Creating a customized default document
  • How to structure project files
  • Importing non-native Inkscape files
  • Embedding and linking image files

Creating new files

As previously, stated when you first open Inkscape, a new document is opened and ready to start. However, it uses a default size of A4. You will likely need a whole array of other sizes ...

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