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The Book of Inkscape by Dmitry Kirsanov

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2.3 Interface Overview

Now, let’s take a closer look at the interface of Inkscape:

Elements of the Inkscape interface

Figure 2-4. Elements of the Inkscape interface

Of course you don’t have to work in the small window that Inkscape starts with by default. Feel free to maximize it to fill the whole screen. You can even press to enter fullscreen mode.

Most of the window is occupied by the canvas, surrounded by rulers (top and left) and scrollbars (bottom and right). On the canvas, you can see a rectangular shade of a page (A4 paper size by default). This page frame defines the edges of ...

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