Release notes/1.0.1

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Release highlights

Definitely not released yet.

Inkscape 1.0.1 is a stability and bugfix release.

TODO: Collect from the Inkscape 1.0.1 Milestone on gitlab:

The most notable improvements are:

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Important changes

For packagers

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  • AppImage for Linux now comes with Python 3.8

General User Interface

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  • The zoom correction factor no longer depends on the display unit, so correction works properly for documents that are not in mm (Commit)


  • Keyboard shortcuts for changing angles in the 3D-box tool were adjusted to work as documented, even with the Y-axis inverted (Commit)
  • Keyboard shortcuts for rotating objects with the Selector tool with Alt also work as documented again with the Y-axis inversion (Commit)
  • Text tool:
 * Line height doesn't change spontaneously when switching tools while having text selected (Commit)

Live Path Effects

  • The Knot LPE allows to switch the direction of self-crossings (Commit)
  • LPE selection dialog looks better now with some desktop themes (Commit)
  • Fill between many: option 'fuse coincident points' has been replaced with good defaults (Commit)


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  • Changes to filter region handles are now saved to the file (Commit)

Breaking changes / Action required

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Crash fixes

Fix a crash …

  • … when applying Offset LPE to groups (Commit)
  • … when closing Inkscape while the filter editor dialog is open (Commit)

More bug fixes

There were even more issues fixed than those listed above, but these probably only affect a small portion of users, or are relevant for development and packaging only.

For a complete list, visit our GitLab issue tracker and see the commit history (all changes since DATE until release date).


The following UI translations received updates:

  • Czech
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Catalan
  • Croatian

The following documentation translations received updates:

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Contributing to interface translations

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Contributing to documentation and documentation translation

Contributions to the documentation translations, as well as improvements to its contents, are welcome at the inkscape-docs repository.

Known issues

Previous releases