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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — creating a custom template

If you want to create a new template from scratch, this is almost as easy:

  1. Open a new Inkscape file.
  2. From the main menu, choose File and then Document Properties or use the Shift + Ctrl/Option + D keyboard shortcut.
  3. Adjust all settings applicable to the template you want to create and save the file to your computer operating system's Inkscape template directory.
  4. Once saved, restart Inkscape and go to the main menu. Select File and then New—and the new custom template should be in the submenu.

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A template file of any kind (used from default, created for your use only, or modified templates) contains the document settings and normally does not contain SVG objects. When saved in the template ...

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