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Offline Silbersieb

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inkscape
« on: May 04, 2011, 01:46:35 PM »
Hello,

here is a link to a vector-application.
The layout is similar to Corel. It is open source, its free.
I try to use it with the youngsters at school

http://inkscape.org/

Good luck!

Burkhart


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Re: inkscape
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2011, 01:49:44 PM »
I know that Wayne from the old board and the "other" board likes it on some tracing operations
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Re: inkscape
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2011, 02:26:36 PM »
I know that Wayne from the old board and the "other" board likes it on some tracing operations
I've used it with...well I'll just call it "limited" success. I gave Inkscape so many chances but the big issue with it is that it will take any other programs files and completely botch the import/export. Makes it almost unusable for any real work. The interface is nice though and some of the tools are useful.

The frequent crashes - not so nice.

The open clip art repository is pretty cool though.
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Re: inkscape
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2011, 03:44:52 PM »
not so good for separations in my view but free and competent.
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Re: inkscape
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2011, 05:35:01 PM »
not so good for separations in my view but free and competent.

Sounds like you're describing a lady friend of mine who helped me on art a few years back. Don't let my wife know, or it might be better for separations than you thought.  ;D
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Re: inkscape
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2011, 09:53:35 AM »
Sometimes, one program works better than another on a trace to convert to vector

Here's a brief set of instructions for tracing in Inkscape.
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