Difference between revisions of "Release notes/0.47"

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Revision as of 16:47, 10 March 2008

Inkscape 0.47

(not released yet)

Tools

Node tool

  • [helper path display - johan]
  • on-canvas mask/clip edit - johan
  • snapping has been improved (more details in the snapping paragraph)

User Interface

Native File Dialogs for Windows

The windows builds of inkscape now have Windows-native file dialogs to keep consistency with other windows applications.

Import/Export

Corel DRAW files import

Now Inkscape can import more Corel DRAW files of following types:

  • Corel DRAW Compressed Exchange files (CCX)
  • Corel DRAW 7-X4 Template files (CDT)
  • Corel DRAW Presentation Exchange files (CMX)

Text objects are not supported as of UniConvertor 1.1.1.

sK1 files import

Inkscape uses UniConvertor to import sK1 files. Text objects are not supported as of UniConvertor 1.1.1.

CGM import

Inkscape uses UniConvertor to import Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) files. Text objects are not supported as of UniConvertor 1.1.1.

Extension effects

New and improved effects

  • The new Text > Convert to Braille extension recodes English (or just Latin letters) text to Braille code created for visually impaired people.

User interface

Masks and clipping paths

[johan]

Grids, guides, snapping

Snapping

Snapping has been implemented or improved in these areas:

  • The node tool now snaps to any unselected node (cusp or smooth) within the path that's being edited, and to cusp nodes of other paths. It also snaps to the path itself, but only to the stationary segments in between two unselected nodes.


Previous releases