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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Path options

Paths can be combined in a number of ways:

Path options

Here's what each of these joining options mean:

  • Union: When you make a union of one or more paths, a new path is created that contains all areas of other parts. For example, the arrow we created earlier in this book joined all paths into one object.
  • Difference: When you complete the difference between two paths or objects—the top path is removed from that of the bottom one.
  • Intersection: When you perform an intersection of two paths, all that will remain is the area that was overlapping in both paths.
  • Exclusion: When two paths are combined using the exclusion function, the resulting path keeps ...

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