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* [http://software.newsforge.com/software/05/09/08/1835253.shtml?tid=131&tid=130&tid=132| article about inkscape], Bruce Byfield, brandnew! (en)
 
* [http://software.newsforge.com/software/05/09/08/1835253.shtml?tid=131&tid=130&tid=132| article about inkscape], Bruce Byfield, brandnew! (en)
 
* [http://www.redhat.com/magazine/010aug05/features/inkscape/ Creating vector graphics with Inkscape] by Rosanna Yuen, redhat.com (en)
 
* [http://www.redhat.com/magazine/010aug05/features/inkscape/ Creating vector graphics with Inkscape] by Rosanna Yuen, redhat.com (en)
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== Creating New Tutorials ==
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Easy way: 
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# Load up one of the existing tutorials
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# Replace its text and images with your own
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# Upload it to the [http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=add&group_id=93438&atid=604308 Patch Tracker].  Make SURE to click the "Upload and Attach a File" checkbox!
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Official way:
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# Create a DocBook XML file like the [http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/inkscape/doc-docbook/basic/tutorial-basic.xml?rev=1.4&view=auto Basic Tutorial DocBook]
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# Follow directions in the tutorial directory [http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/inkscape/doc-docbook/README?rev=1.6&view=auto README] for formatting and handling of embedded non-SVG images
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# Create a subdirectory in the [http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/inkscape/doc-docbook/ doc-docbook] module and place the new tutorial docbook file there
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# Test tutorial generation using the `make-html`, `make-svg`, and `make-all` scripts
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# Announce the availability of the new tutorial

Revision as of 08:29, 27 January 2006

Unofficial tutorials


Help & helpful articles

Creating New Tutorials

Easy way:

  1. Load up one of the existing tutorials
  2. Replace its text and images with your own
  3. Upload it to the Patch Tracker. Make SURE to click the "Upload and Attach a File" checkbox!

Official way:

  1. Create a DocBook XML file like the Basic Tutorial DocBook
  2. Follow directions in the tutorial directory README for formatting and handling of embedded non-SVG images
  3. Create a subdirectory in the doc-docbook module and place the new tutorial docbook file there
  4. Test tutorial generation using the `make-html`, `make-svg`, and `make-all` scripts
  5. Announce the availability of the new tutorial