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  • 5.0 stars

    "A powerful SVG package with great tutorials"

    September 25, 2013  |   By perrydc

    Version: Inkscape 0.48.2

    Pros

    1. Keyboard shortcuts for everything
    2. Excellent tutorials
    3. Converts pdfs, so you can use it with an iPad touch tablet program such as adobe ideas.

    Cons

    1. Like all vector programs, this is not intuitive (you must take the tutorials in the help menu)
    2. Too many buttons
    3. Line size formatting tools are buried

    Summary

    Unless you're prepared to shell out $600 for illustrator and another $200 with every upgrade, this is the best vector graphics tool available, on any platform. But you need to invest the time to learn the software through the tutorials that come with the program. If you try to figure it out as you go, you'll be frustrated and will miss many of the shortcuts that make an otherwise unwieldy interface workable. Here are my favorites:

    Editing nodes - First convert a shape to editable nodes by pressing Ctrl + Shift + C, then select the node edit icon on the left.

    Freehand drawing - use pencil tool for a rough sketch and then press Ctrl L (hit L several times rapidly) to smooth the line.

    Removing or adding shapes together - select two shapes Ctrl + to join and Ctrl - to subtract one from the other (good for removing chunks from a shape or cutting holes in it). This will cut the top shape out of the bottom shape, so if you want them reversed, you must first change the z-order

    Grouping - Ctrl g (or Ctrl u to ungroup)

    Bring object up or down (z-order) - fn up or down arrow

    manipulating objects - Ctrl up or down arrow, Ctrl < >, Ctrl [ ] are useful. Copy and paste an object and then use Ctrl ( ) to offset it.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Very good and vector graphics"

    December 1, 2012  |   By 65Johan

    Version: Inkscape 0.48.2

    Pros

    Vector graphic is coming. When you learn it and work with layers you will be a pro!

    Cons

    Very difficult to learn dispite the big manul

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