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== <a name="outsidetut"></a>Outside Tutorials and Tips ==
 
== <a name="outsidetut"></a>Outside Tutorials and Tips ==
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* [http://collou.f2o.org/inkspot/ Spotcolors!] Tutorial to create spotcolor separations using Inkscape
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* [http://popolon.org/gblog2/made-business-cards-easily-with-inkscape Make business cards easily with Inkscape] short tutorial and 85×54mm SVGz templates provided [http://popolon.org/gblog2/categorie/didacticiel/didacticiel-graphique/didacticiel-inkscape/ more Inkscape tutorials] are available
 
* [http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/index.php A Guide to Inkscape] by Tavmjong Bah
 
* [http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/index.php A Guide to Inkscape] by Tavmjong Bah
 
* [http://jimmac.musichall.cz/weblog.php/Inkscape?flav=php Stopped Clock Blog] Has some good Flash tutorials & other Inkscape writings
 
* [http://jimmac.musichall.cz/weblog.php/Inkscape?flav=php Stopped Clock Blog] Has some good Flash tutorials & other Inkscape writings
 
* [http://www.deviantart.com/view/14703295/ Icons in Inkscape - mini-tut] by Daj
 
* [http://www.deviantart.com/view/14703295/ Icons in Inkscape - mini-tut] by Daj
 
* [http://www.glitchnyc.com/cgi-bin/blosxom.cgi/technology/opensource/furboa_tutoria.phblox Tutorial: A Simple Approach to Drawing Complex Characters With Inkscape]
 
* [http://www.glitchnyc.com/cgi-bin/blosxom.cgi/technology/opensource/furboa_tutoria.phblox Tutorial: A Simple Approach to Drawing Complex Characters With Inkscape]
 
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* [http://www.angelfire.com/mi/kevincharles/inkscape/index.html Unofficial Inkscape Documentation] a great work-in-progress by Kevin Charles
== General SVG Information ==
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* [http://www.coofercat.com/wiki/InkScape Some Inkscape Know-How], a beginner's guide to creating complex shapes and flowing text into them
* [http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~clm/csvg/extension.html CSVG]
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* [http://blog.vybiral.info/my_files/helps/tutorial.png Text following a circle's curve]
* [http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/research/OandCS/research/researchinterests/constraintbasedgraphics.html Constraint Based Graphics]
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* [http://out-of-order.ca/lo/inktut.php Making Icons With Inkscape] A beginner's guide to creating nice icons in Inkscape.
* [http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~lloyd/tildeProgLang/Java/PolyFit/ Polygonal Fit]
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* [http://www.coswellproductions.org/digital_minicomic_scanning_pasteup.php Using Free Software to Do Inexpensive Digital Paste-Up] A guide to using The GIMP and Inkscape to paste up pages for minicomics.
* [http://ccins.camosun.bc.ca/~jbritton/jbsymteslk.htm Symmetry and Tessellations]
 
* [http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gup/hig/1.0/ GNOME Human Interface Guidelines (HIG)]
 
* [http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/ SVG Specification]
 
* [http://www.codeproject.com/books/learnsvgchapter07.asp SVG Tutorial]
 
* [http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-svgxf2/ SVG and XForms]
 
* [http://www.svg.org svg.org community]
 
* [http://www.svg.org/wiki/ow.asp?SvgArticles SVG Articles]
 
* [http://scale-a-vector.de/home-e.htm scale-a-vector English], [http://scale-a-vector.de German]
 
  
 
== Similar Applications ==
 
== Similar Applications ==
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* [[Gestalter]]
 
* [[Gestalter]]
 
* [[The Gimp gfig]]
 
* [[The Gimp gfig]]
* [[Karbon14]]
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* [[Karbon14]] (Koffice)
 
* [http://glipssvgeditor.sourceforge.net/ GLIPS Graffiti]
 
* [http://glipssvgeditor.sourceforge.net/ GLIPS Graffiti]
 
* [[mvComicsMaker]] vector + bitmap animation (not maintened since several years).
 
* [[mvComicsMaker]] vector + bitmap animation (not maintened since several years).
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* [[Tgif]]
 
* [[Tgif]]
 
* [[Xfig]]
 
* [[Xfig]]
* [[Kivio]]
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* [[Kivio]] (Koffice)
 
* [[KToon]]
 
* [[KToon]]
  
 
=== Other ===
 
=== Other ===
* [[AdobeIllustrator10]]
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* [[AdobeIllustrator]]
 
* [[CorelDraw]]
 
* [[CorelDraw]]
 
* [[MacromediaFreehand]]
 
* [[MacromediaFreehand]]
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* [[XStudio]]
 
* [[XStudio]]
 
* [[Sketsa]]
 
* [[Sketsa]]
* [http://www.macromedia.com/software/fireworks/ Macromedia Fireworks] Primarily for creating and editing web graphics; also useful for making icons, has some vector capabilities, but is not a vector editor. More comparable to the Gimp or Photoshop, though a little specialised.
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* [http://www.macromedia.com/software/fireworks/ Macromedia Fireworks] Raster graphics for the web; infrastructure shared with other Macromedia software means it works very much like a Vector Graphics program. More comparable to Adobe [[ImageReady]], but Fireworks is very specifically designed for effecient creation of web graphics.
 
* [[Beatware Mobile Designer]]
 
* [[Beatware Mobile Designer]]
 
* [[Real Draw Pro]]
 
* [[Real Draw Pro]]
 
* [[Ikivo]]
 
* [[Ikivo]]
 
* [http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html Color Schemer] A specialized tool for working with colors (for creating color schemes, finding harmonious colors, etc). The link is to an online version of the software.
 
* [http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html Color Schemer] A specialized tool for working with colors (for creating color schemes, finding harmonious colors, etc). The link is to an online version of the software.
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* [http://www.maa.org/editorial/mathgames/mathgames_08_01_05.html  Vector vs Raster] A comprehensive list of 67 Vector-based programs. 32 of the drawing programs support SVG.
  
 
== Viewers ==
 
== Viewers ==
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** [http://www.adobe.com/svg/viewer/install/main.html Download Page] updated to v3.03 04/2005
 
** [http://www.adobe.com/svg/viewer/install/main.html Download Page] updated to v3.03 04/2005
  
=== Mozilla/Firefox SVG ===
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=== Mozilla[[/Firefox]] SVG ===
  
 
* Website(s)
 
* Website(s)
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** [http://kb.mozillazine.org/Get_and_compile_the_source Build directly from CVS source]
 
** [http://kb.mozillazine.org/Get_and_compile_the_source Build directly from CVS source]
 
** [http://www.mozilla.org/developer/#builds Download automated builds]
 
** [http://www.mozilla.org/developer/#builds Download automated builds]
** [http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=42 Download "Third Party/Unofficial" builds]
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** [http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=42 Download "Third Party[[/Unofficial]]" builds]
 
* Cairo will [http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/mt/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlogs=36&search=cairo replace the graphics engine] in 1.9+.
 
* Cairo will [http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/mt/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlogs=36&search=cairo replace the graphics engine] in 1.9+.
 
*  
 
*  
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** [http://www.opera.com/docs/specs/#graphics "Opera 8 supports an extension of SVG 1.1 Tiny that includes opacity, font handling, and animation."]
 
** [http://www.opera.com/docs/specs/#graphics "Opera 8 supports an extension of SVG 1.1 Tiny that includes opacity, font handling, and animation."]
 
** [http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=466 Opera KB:Installing the Adobe SVG Viewer plugin]
 
** [http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=466 Opera KB:Installing the Adobe SVG Viewer plugin]
** [http://my.opera.com/forums/showthread.php?s=680b539088b7de23ad238c32a4303e39&threadid=88098&highlight=svg "AdobeSVGViewer not working in Version 8"]
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** [http://my.opera.com/forums/showthread.php?s=680b539088b7de23ad238c32a4303e39&threadid=88098&highlight=svg "[[AdobeSVGViewer]] not working in Version 8"]
  
 
* Contact
 
* Contact
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=== See Also ===
 
=== See Also ===
  
[http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/SVG-Implementations.htm8 SVG Implementations] at the W3C - Inkscape is not on their list, but Sodipodi is
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[http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/SVG-Implementations.htm8 SVG Implementations] at the [[W3C]] - Inkscape is not on their list, but Sodipodi is.
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[[SVGGeneralInformation]] on a separate page.
  
== Transcribers/Platform Optimizers ==
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== Transcribers[[/Platform]] Optimizers ==
  
* [http://www.plazmic.com./en/products/index.shtml plazmic] (BlackBerry)
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* [http://www.plazmic.com./en/products/index.shtml plazmic] ([[BlackBerry]])
  
 
== Co-Projects ==
 
== Co-Projects ==
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** irc.freenode.net #scribus  
 
** irc.freenode.net #scribus  
  
=== LittleCMS (Color Management System) ===
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=== [[LittleCMS]] (Color Management System) ===
 
* Website
 
* Website
** [http://www.littlecms.com/ LittleCMS Home Page]
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** [http://www.littlecms.com/ [[LittleCMS]] Home Page]
 
* Contact
 
* Contact
 
** mailing list on sourceforge.net
 
** mailing list on sourceforge.net
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**[http://wvware.sourceforge.net/libwmf.html Libwmf]  provide the wmf2svg script we use for the extension.
 
**[http://wvware.sourceforge.net/libwmf.html Libwmf]  provide the wmf2svg script we use for the extension.
  
=== FontForge ===
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=== [[FontForge]] ===
 
* Website
 
* Website
** [http://fontforge.sourceforge.net FontForge Home Page]
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** [http://fontforge.sourceforge.net [[FontForge]] Home Page]
 
* Description:
 
* Description:
 
** Vector font editor and converter (ps,TTF, ...).
 
** Vector font editor and converter (ps,TTF, ...).
 
** Interesting feature that could be imported in inkscape: allow to modify curves by draging the curve itself.
 
** Interesting feature that could be imported in inkscape: allow to modify curves by draging the curve itself.
**(feature needed - an utility can be distributed with FontForge - an open .ttf viewer and printer like KeyTypeBook for MacOS Classic (7.0 to 9.6) )
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**(feature needed - an utility can be distributed with [[FontForge]] - an open .ttf viewer and printer like [[KeyTypeBook]] for [[MacOS]] Classic (7.0 to 9.6) )
**(w32 MinGW version (instead of Cygwin) of FontForge is missing)
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**(w32 [[MinGW]] version (instead of Cygwin) of [[FontForge]] is missing)
  
 
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Revision as of 02:33, 22 January 2006

<a name="plugins"></a>Inkscape Plugins, Scripts, and Templates

  • Inkboard plans to add a shared whiteboard function to Inkscape via XMPP (used by Jabber). With Inkboard, a local copy of a diagram can be edited "live" by other users you are chatting with.
  • SVGSlice allows a high-quality SVG image to be directly sliced into bitmap graphics.

<a name="outsidetut"></a>Outside Tutorials and Tips

Similar Applications

Free

Other

Viewers

Adobe SVG Viewer

Mozilla/Firefox SVG

Opera Webbrowser SVG Support

See Also

SVG Implementations at the W3C - Inkscape is not on their list, but Sodipodi is.

SVGGeneralInformation on a separate page.

Transcribers/Platform Optimizers

Co-Projects

Open Clip Art Library


Cairo


XSVG


librsvg

(version >= 2.8 include a good mozilla SVG plugin)
  • Contact
    • irc.gnome.org #librsvg or irc.gimp.org #librsvg

Scribus

LittleCMS (Color Management System)

  • Website
  • Contact
    • mailing list on sourceforge.net

ps2svg

A nice ps to svg converter written in postscript. Cannot handle text. http://thunder.prohosting.com/~rshi/svg/

libwmf

  • Website
    • Libwmf provide the wmf2svg script we use for the extension.

FontForge

  • Website
  • Description:
    • Vector font editor and converter (ps,TTF, ...).
    • Interesting feature that could be imported in inkscape: allow to modify curves by draging the curve itself.
    • (feature needed - an utility can be distributed with FontForge - an open .ttf viewer and printer like KeyTypeBook for MacOS Classic (7.0 to 9.6) )
    • (w32 MinGW version (instead of Cygwin) of FontForge is missing)

(BEN) This page is now rather long, it should be split up ... (TomB) agreed; some of the bullits can be shunk up (blank lines removed), & links directly about Inkscape can be put in a new page