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Please post links to screenshots and/or insights of this vector app. We must learn from others.
 
Please post links to screenshots and/or insights of this vector app. We must learn from others.
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= Inkscape advantages =
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* live clones, clone tiler
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* keys for scrolling, scaling, rotating
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* per-object export hints
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* group transparency (master transparency on groups)
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* dynamic and linked offsets
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* hierarchical layers, enter group
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* pattern fills from arbitrary objects
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* transform/not transform switch for patterns and gradients
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* switch to preserve rounded rect corners
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* multistage gradients
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= Xara advantages =
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* faster renderer
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* blends
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* envelopes (including perspective)
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* linked colors
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* color swatches and current color widget
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* dragging curve in node edit, new node in arbitrary place
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* brushes along path
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* dynamic drop shadows
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* on-canvas gradient editing
  
 
=== Screenshots ===
 
=== Screenshots ===

Revision as of 16:18, 22 December 2004

Please post links to screenshots and/or insights of this vector app. We must learn from others.

Inkscape advantages

  • live clones, clone tiler
  • keys for scrolling, scaling, rotating
  • per-object export hints
  • group transparency (master transparency on groups)
  • dynamic and linked offsets
  • hierarchical layers, enter group
  • pattern fills from arbitrary objects
  • transform/not transform switch for patterns and gradients
  • switch to preserve rounded rect corners
  • multistage gradients

Xara advantages

  • faster renderer
  • blends
  • envelopes (including perspective)
  • linked colors
  • color swatches and current color widget
  • dragging curve in node edit, new node in arbitrary place
  • brushes along path
  • dynamic drop shadows
  • on-canvas gradient editing

Screenshots

Screenshots on the Xara site

Links

official site

community site