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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 10. Extensions in Inkscape

In Inkscape there are a number of extensions—templates and plugins that can assist in the design process for vector graphics. At the very least, they decrease preparation time when starting a new mockup.

This chapter will discuss templates in detail, and then plugins and scripts. Specifically:

  • What templates are
  • Installing and using new templates
  • What extensions are
  • Available extensions and scripts
  • Installing and using extensions

Templates

Inkscape has some pre-defined templates you can use to start your development. To access these templates, go to the main menu and select File and then New. A pop-up menu appears showing a number of default page (or canvas) sizes to choose from, as shown in the following screenshot: ...

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