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The Book of Inkscape by Dmitry Kirsanov

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4.5 Groups

Grouping is a way to make a single object out of a number of independent objects. It is an easily reversible action; objects combined into a group can be ungrouped and made independent again. Moreover, many of the tools in Inkscape completely disregard grouping and allow you to work directly with individual objects regardless of whether they are grouped or not. The Selector tool by default selects the group as a whole, but even in it, there are methods to select an object inside the group without ungrouping it (5.10 Selecting in Groups).

To group some objects, just select them and choose ObjectGroup (). Groups can be further grouped ...

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