Questions tagged [inkscape]

Inkscape is a free, open-source, cross-platform vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, or Xara X. Its native file format is SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics).

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Warning message while rendering LaTeX in Inkscape

I installed pdflatex-full. When I try to export a math expression using LaTeX in Inkscape 1.1 (with Extension -> Render -> Mathematics -> LaTeX (pdflatex)), I get the following warning ...
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Inkscape CLI batch conversion of svg to eps using terminal / CLI

I'm trying to batch convert svg vector files to EPS files but having trouble. Command I'm using: for file in /tmp/0/*.svg; do inkscape "$file" -o "${file%svg}eps" --export-ignore-...
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xde-desktop-portal crashing with SIGSEGV due to reading a NULL VMA, causing issues with Inkscape and Krita. Ubuntu 18.04.6

The issue Basically the title. Lately both programs have began to take longer than usual to start, and, in the case of Inkscape, attempting to open a file will result in a crash. Attempting to open a ...
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Navigation in Inkscape with touch screen 22.04

I recently got a PC with touch screen (ThinkPad-X1-Yoga-3rd). I have been using Inkscape for a long time by now but never with a "nice touch screen" as I have now. The experience with the ...
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How to preserve italic font when exporting Inkscape SVG to EPS on Ubuntu 20.04?

On Ubuntu 20.04, whenever I export an Inkscape (1.2) SVG drawing containing italic text to EPS, the result contains only straight text. I've tried exporting with "Embed fonts" selected, and ...
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22.04 SVG "open with another application" not working with InkScape

I have latest Inkscape 1.2.1 (2ed6d7ae0b, 2022-08-22, custom), installed via snap, on up-to-date fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 Open Inkscape and then menu 'File / Open...' works fine. But if in Ubuntu ...
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Snap applications can't open file dialog in Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. Recently, when I try to open files from any application such as inkscape or firefox, it appears the application is unable to access the file dialog. For example, when I ...
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Inscape E: Unmet dependencies

I try install dependencies before compiling inkscape and I have got such a error: bash install_dependencies.sh --recommended Downloading and installing dependencies. This may take some time. + [[ ...
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Error launching Inkscape

I'm trying to launch Inkscape 1.2 (Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS) from the console and is throwing this error: Error creating IO channel for /proc/self/mountinfo: Permission denied (g-file-error-quark, 2) I ...
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AppArmor prevents Inkscape from opening files using "Open with"

I've got Inkscape 1.2 (snap) installed on Kubuntu 22.04. When I try to open an SVG file using the "Open with" context menu (or just double clicking the file), nothing happens, and in the ...
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Noto Emoji in 22.04

anyone managed to use Noto Emoji in 22.04? https://fonts.google.com/noto/specimen/Noto+Emoji I tried inside Inkscape without luck. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks.
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Inkscape menus Squares with prohibition signs instead of icons

Could you suggest me a method to get the right icons back in the Inkscape 1.1 menu? As soon as it was installed, many small squares appeared with a prohibition sign inside. Thank you
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inkscape in WSL2 fails after installation Segmentation fault

I am trying to install inkscape on Windows10/WSL2/Ubuntu 20.04 and am encountering the below error. I have tried "apt purge" and "apt install" to no avail. I cannot find much ...
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Apparmor: Allow Inkscape to execute extensions in $HOME/config/inkscape/extensions/

I want to extend Inkscape (installed with snap) by putting the SVGO-Optimizer SVGO in Inkscape's local extension directory. According to the Inkscape preferences dialog (Edit/Preferences/System), the ...
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Inkscape crashes when using pdflatex

I started using Inkscape half a year ago and I was totally fine with it. A few days ago I wanted to add some inline LaTex (with pdflatex) to the project I was editing and when I click on apply the ...
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Sozi not working on Inkscape, Ubuntu 20.04 | ImportError: No module named fields

I have successfully downloaded and copied Sozi's folder/files into the proper Inkscape's extensions folder, after which -when I try to run Sozi from the Extensions Menu- I receive this error: ...
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Inkscape: The chosen area to be exported is invalid

I make a screenshot, paste it to Inkscape, clip and resize the image to contents. When exporting the image as .png I encounter an error: The chosen area to be exported is invalid What is wrong?
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Unable to use latex in inkscape

I am trying to use latex in inkscape but it is not working. I installed all the required packages (e.g inkscape-version 1.0.2, texlive-base, pdflatex, pdf2svg, python-lxml , python-gi). The operating ...
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Inkscape unable to access ImageMagick

Platform details: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Inkscape 1.0.2 (394de47547, 2021-03-26) (snap image) ImageMagick 8:6.9.10.23+dfsg-2.1ubuntu11.2 and 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16ubuntu6.8 (two non-snap versions are ...
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Inkscape Latex renderer fontsize doesn't match text

I want to render Latex equations in my Inkscape drawing with Extensions → Render → Latex. I want to render them directly at a specific fontsize for consistency and to match the fontsize to the figure ...
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How can I create desktop entry for an AppImage?

I want to create desktop entry for Inkscape AppImage. I'm having some issues because I don't have all MimeTypes or an clear idea about running that kind of app on desktop entry. Does anyone knows how ...
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"Render mathematics" is inactive in Inkscape

I recently installed Inkscape on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and I'd like to use the builtin latex support, but when I go to Extensions > Render > Mathematics > pdflatex, the button is grey, so ...
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Error when trying to print PDF generated using rsvg-convert

I'm trying to create an A3 PDF from an SVG file on the command line in Ubuntu. The Conversion works great and looks spot on. However, when I try to print the PDF in Adobe Acrobat I get the error: An ...
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How to run inkview in installed flatpak inkscape

I have installed the last version of Inkscape via flatpak in Xubuntu 16.04. and it runs smoothly. The problem is that I would like to use inkview as standard .svg viewer, but I do not find inkview in ...
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PFB fonts are broken in certain applications and missing in others (Kubuntu 20.04)

I am running Kubuntu 20.04. I have a problem where certain fonts (Courier and Century Schoolbook L) are broken in applications like Inkscape (where they are invisible) or font-manager where they show ...
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In Kubuntu 20.04, some applications do not use the global menu

I am using Kubuntu 20.04. I added global menu to the panel. Most of the applications are using the global menu perfectly. But Gimp, Inkscape and Texmaker are not using the global menu at all. How can ...
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Inkscape stopped functioning suddenly

I have been working in Inkscape for the past week. Last night, Inkscape suddenly stopped functioning. That is: It takes a very long time to load. When started, it looks frozen, Ubuntu asks me if I ...
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focal InRelease' changed its 'Suite' value from 'focal-updates' to 'focal-security'

When I tried sudo apt update in 20.04 through Terminal, I am stuck at this E: Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/inkscape.dev/stable/ubuntu focal InRelease' changed its 'Suite' value from 'focal-...
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cannot launch inkscape in windows subsystem for ubuntu

I installed inkscape in windows subsystem for ubuntu by: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inkscape.dev/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install inkscape After the installation, I could launch ...
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The difference between the two versions of Inkscape in Ubuntu repos

I am one of the hobos who don't understand the answer Ubuntu community gives to why there is 2 versions of Inkscape in the Ubuntu repos. I would like to understand the reason. I have used Inkscape ...
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Neither Gimp not Inkscape see my printer; working fine from other applications

I just reinstalled this Ubuntu 19.10 from scratch. All is well, including the Brother MFC-J895DW multifunction printer. But when I start either Gimp or Inkscape, they don't see that any printer is ...
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How can I install the package python-uniconverter under ubuntu 19.10?

I'm trying to do a plot with inkscape and if I copy the image with ctrl + c to another program, I get the error message that python-uniconverter is missing. Further, I'm unable to install it with apt-...
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Inkscape installed by Snap. Where to put Inkscape's Palettes, Symbols, Extensions, et cetera?

Installed Inkscape from Ubuntu Software and now I have no idea where I could put palettes, symbols, extensions, icons etc. There is a .config folder under Snap/Inkscape/Current but when I put these ...
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Snap Inkscape not using window colours from theme

I just installed Inkscape from the Ubuntu Software. When I opened, it has an old look on all of its walls. It reminds me of Windows 98. I have Materia theme running and every other app is taking ...
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Using Inkscape with Ubuntu (files on another partition)

Inkscape on Ubuntu works properly. However, if I try to open a .svg that is located on another partition, I get an error: Failed to load the requested file /media/path/to/file.svg Any idea what ...
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Batch resize a folder full of SVG

I have some Google Material Design icons in a folder. Around 100 of them in a folder. They are very small, the canvas is only 24x24 px. I got Inkscape installed and can resize them one by one. But ...
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How to install fonts in Ubuntu 19.04 / LibreOffice?

I have a rather clean installation of Ubuntu 19.04 on which I have downloaded a Google font (TTF-format), opened it in Font Viewer, and clicked install. In Font Manager I now find the font listed ...
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Is Inkscape meant to look like Windows XP on 19.04?

When I upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 19.04, Inkscape suddenly looked like this: which isn't how it looked before. If it isn't meant to look like that, any idea how can I fix it?
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How do I cut out an object with Inkscape?

How do I cut out a object with Inkscape? I have a photo of flip flops but I need to only have the flip flops cut out.
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Installed Typecatcher Fonts Not Showing Up in Inkscape?

I installed google fonts with Typecatcher, but they are not showing up in Inkscape. Any ideas?
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Inkscape menu bar font unreadably light

How do I change the font color for menus in Ubuntu? It's unreadably light. It looks like the items are unclickable, but the items are clickable. I already tried reinstalling inkscape. This is a fresh ...
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Can't install Inkscape on Ubuntu 19.04

I'm trying to install InkScape on Ubuntu 19.04 from Discover (KDE plasma store), but it shows error: Dependencies resolution failed I tried installing it from PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Cannot launch inkscape and w3m with same error message "Wrong __data_start/_end pair"

On Ubuntu 19.04 x86_64, I cannot launch inkscape due to the following error message. % inkscape Wrong __data_start/_end pair [1] XXXX abort inkscape The same issue arises with w3m. % w3m ...
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Latex in Inkscape is not working anymore after update

I have been using the render-latex option in Inkscape for many years happily. Now, after some updates I get an error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "eqtexsvg.py", line 160, in ...
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Inkscape Ubuntu 16.04 - undefined symbol: _ZN6Magick5Image4readERKNSt7__cxx1112basic_stringIcSt11char_traitsIcESaIcEEE

$ inkscape inkscape: symbol lookup error: inkscape: undefined symbol: _ZN6Magick5Image4readERKNSt7__cxx1112basic_stringIcSt11char_traitsIcESaIcEEE After different combinations of search stumbled ...
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Import eps files in inkscape 092 1 Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to import an eps file in Ubuntu 16.04, inkscape 0.92 and got this error: ps2pdf failed: GPL Ghostscript 9.26: Can't find initialization file gs_init.ps.
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Add a new palette/swatch .gpl file to Inkscape when installed as a snap

I have installed Inkscape 0.92.4 on Ubuntu 18.04 as a snap from the official Ubuntu software installer snap store. I want to add a new .gpl palette to Inkscape so that it's available in all my ...
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In Kdenlive, how to change the rotate axis to a specific point?

I've drawn an arm in Inkscape. I'd like to use Kdenlive to rotate the arm (from the shoulder) 90 degrees. In Inkscape, when I want to rotate the arm, I simply change the rotation axis to the shoulder....
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Ubuntu 18.04, Inkscape 0.92: Cannot change icons

I am using a global dark theme on Ubuntu 18.04 and it makes all the icons in Inkscape 0.92 hard to see. I found an icons.svg with better icons and copied them to ~/.config/inkscape/icons but when I ...
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Create CMYK PDF from Inkscape SVG with 100% Magenta "cutkontur"

I designed a sticker to be cut free-form. The printer asks: Please note: For the contour cut we need a vectorized contour line from you in the pdf > print file. Please color this line with a ...
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