Time for action — saving your graphic
After you have created an initial version of your graphic, it is best practice to save your file so that you don't lose any work. This is a simple example graphic, so you may not want to save the file, but for any future work, this step is critical.
- With your latest project open, from the main menu select File | Save. Inkscape will, by default, give options to save projects in its default format, SVG. Choose a file location and click Save.
- However, you might also want to export in a bitmap graphic format such as PNG. To do this, choose File | Export Bitmap.
- In the Export Bitmap window, you can choose to save the ...