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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — accessing the XML Editor

To begin we will open the XML editor in Inkscape:

  1. Accessing the XML Editor is the easy part. From any open Inkscape document, on the main menu, select Edit and then XML Editor.
    Time for action — accessing the XML Editor

    Tip

    You can also open the XML Editor using the keyboard shortcut Shift+Ctrl+X.

What just happened?

The XML window opened, and if your Inkscape canvas is blank, it will look something like the following screenshot:

What just happened?

On the left-hand side of this screen is the SVG code and on the right-hand side of the screen you see the attributes and values ...

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