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The Book of Inkscape by Dmitry Kirsanov

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3.1 Preferences

Inkscape is an extremely configurable piece of software. Throughout this book, we will mention all sorts of Inkscape preferences that you can change to explore the program’s capabilities and better adapt it to the way you prefer to work. Before you begin using Inkscape for anything of consequence, therefore, let’s see how and where all the various preferences are set and stored in Inkscape.

All user preferences in Inkscape belong to one of two main classes.

3.1.1 Inkscape Preferences

Inkscape preferences (sometimes called global preferences or just preferences) affect those aspects of the program which do not depend on the particular document you’re editing. These preferences include the default behavior of various tools and shortcuts, ...

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