Tutorials and help

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Unofficial tutorials


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Name: Furboa-Tutorial
Overview: Learn how to create a cute little cartoony animal in inkscape. The test subject in this case is a cute little guy named Furboa.

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Name: Icon Creation (Mini-Tutorial)
Overview: A quick little tutorial demonstrating the design process in creating an SVG icon in inkscape. The finished product of this tutorial is actually in the Open Clip Art Library

Name: Simple Bubble/Orb in inkscape
Overview: A tutorial that demonstrates the use of the blur filter and clipping to create a simple bubble or orb.

Name: 3d like text effect in inkscape
Overview: A tutorial that demonstrates a technique to create text with a bevelled edge effect.







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