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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 6. Building Objects

This chapter is all about objects. We'll learn about what objects are and how Inkscape interprets them, how to change object features, change fill and stroke, grouping objects, combining objects, and how to best use the masking and clipping features.

Details in this chapter include:

  • Working with objects
  • Fill and Stroke
  • Grouping

Clipping and masking

Working with objects

Objects in Inkscape are any shapes that make up your overall drawing. This means that any text, path, or shape that you create is essentially an object.

Let's start by making a simple object and then changing some of its attributes.

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