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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — using Potrace

We will start by importing another photograph bitmap image and then using Potrace:

  1. Open up the bitmap image you want to trace in Inkscape. You can drag-and-drop an image onto the Inkscape window to import it.
  2. Make sure the image is selected and then from the main menu, choose Path and then Trace Bitmap. The Trace Bitmap dialog box appears.
  3. The Mode tab defines characteristics of the tracing mode as follows:
    Time for action — using Potrace

    For this picture, we will set the following:

    • Single scan
    • Brightness cutoff: Threshold 0.450
      Time for action — using Potrace
  4. Click the Options tab to ...

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