Inkscape Tutorial

Inkscape Tutorial for Engineers, 12 slides in PDF for learning Inkscape.

Inkscape has become my favorite drawing tool after designing with a commercial CAD (computer-aided design) software package for several years. Most of my work drawings nowadays are designed in Inkscape. It is truly an amazing piece of open software.

This set of 12 slides was created in Inkscape when I was learning the software. It helps me become familiar with Inkscape and later serves as a reference for myself. I hope you will find them useful.

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inkscape selector
Inkscape Selector

The first tool on the toolbar is selector, and it has three modes: single click, double click, and second click.

SVG code
SVG Code

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) has six shape elements: line, rectangle, circle, ellipse, polyline, and polygon. Inkscape itself has special attributes for shapes like star.

inkscape node type
Inkscape Node

This is a wider card with supporting text below as a natural lead-in to additional content. This card has even longer content than the first to show that equal height action.

Last updated March 2019