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Angled guides and snapping for Inkscape beginners

Angled guides and snapping for Inkscape beginners

Inkscape's v0.46 was the first version that got angled guides. Along with advanced snapping introduced in later versions it makes accomplishing certain tasks much easier. Let's see how.

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Exchanging colors between GIMP, Inkscape and Gpick

Exchanging colors between GIMP, Inkscape and Gpick

The review of Gpick mentioned that you can drop colors from Gpick to either Inkscape or GIMP. What it doesn't mention is that you can freely drag and drop colors between those three applications.

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Advanced ways to create guides in GIMP

Advanced ways to create guides in GIMP

Few days ago a user asked in a GIMP forum how to create a set of guides with an equal distance between the guides. Hence the new GIMP tutorial.

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Saving Everything Visible in GIMP

Saving Everything Visible in GIMP

In this GIMP tutorial we introduce you to the concept of projections and explain how to save everything visible in GIMP's image window to a file.

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Using color tools presets in GIMP

Using color tools presets in GIMP

In this GIMP tutorial we explain how to use color tools presets to preserve favourite settings of Levels, Curves and suchlike for further use across sessions.

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Saving and restoring selections in GIMP

Saving and restoring selections in GIMP

Sometimes during work on a complex project in GIMP you carefully construct a very precise selection you might need later, but just now you have to switch to a different layer and do something else. So how does one go about saving and restoring selections for later use? It's actually very easy.

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GIMP add-ons: types, installation, management

GIMP add-ons: types, installation, management

This article is the ultimate guide to installing and managing GIMP add-ons like brushes, plug-ins, scripts.

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Using templates in Inkscape

Using templates in Inkscape

The FAQ flavored series of Inkscape tutorials continues. Another popular question I keep hearing is in the lines of "Um, how exactly do I set a default page size?". Welcome to the world of templates.

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