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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Chapter 12. Using the XML Editor

Now we're ready to dig, just a little bit, into some code. We're going to learn about the XML Editor that is included within Inkscape. This feature helps us perform cool tricks that can help with global changes in web development and when working with a programming team that can also create scripts to automatically make some changes.

The goals of this chapter are to:

  • Learn how to access the XML Editor
  • Understand the basics of the SVG coding language Inkscape uses (which is an iteration of XML)
  • Learn how to edit some of the object XML code
  • Review the essentials for handing off files to make sure the XML/SVG code can be fully-functional and usable for any backend programming that needs to be done.

Let's first learn a bit ...

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