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The Book of Inkscape by Dmitry Kirsanov

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10.4 Handles

Handles are the on-canvas controls that correspond to the gradient stops. In the Gradient tool, they can be not only freely dragged around, but also selected and painted, much the same as selected objects are painted.

10.4.1 Selecting

Selected handles are blue, unlike the unselected ones which are white. The simplest way to select a handle is by clicking it; you can also -click to add a handle to selection or remove it from selection, or -drag around multiple nodes to select them with a rubber band (compare 5.7 Selecting with the Rubber ...

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