Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program, Fourth Edition, is the guide to the Inkscape program, with coverage of versions 0.47 and 0.48. This authoritative introduction and reference features hundreds of useful illustrations. With Inkscape, you can produce a wide variety of art, from photorealistic drawings to organizational charts. Inkscape uses SVG, a powerful vector-based drawing language and W3C web standard, as its native format.&160; SVG drawings can be viewed directly in browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer 9. A subset of SVG has been adopted by the mobile phone market.&160; Inkscape is available free for the Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems. Systematic coverage of the entire Inkscape program begins with eleven tutorials ranging in difficulty from very basic to highly complex. The remainder of the book covers each facet of Inkscape in detail with an emphasis on practical solutions for common problems. The book is filled with valuable tips and warnings about the use of Inkscape and SVG. Find dozens of Inkscape illustrations from the book in the online color supplement available at http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/.
Updated for Inkscape v0.48, this edition includes complete coverage of new features, including the new Spray Tool, updated Node and Text tools, improved bitmap image import, LaTex export for PDF/EPS/PS, added extensions including the JessyInk extension for web-based presentations, the adaptive UI, and the new Glyphs dialog.