Time for action — creating a simple object

Inkscape can create predefined shapes that are part of the SVG standard. These include rectangles/squares, circles/ellipses/arcs, stars, polygons, and spirals. To create any of these shapes, you can select items from the toolbar:

Time for action — creating a simple object

However, you can also create more freehand-based objects as well. Let's look at how we can create a simple freehand triangle:

  1. Select the Bezier tool:
    Time for action — creating a simple object
  2. Click once where you want the first corner and then move the mouse/pointer to the next corner. A node appears with the click and then ...

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