Inkscape Extension: Place Objects on Path

Published › April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments
This extension places objects on a curve. Curve is object that has lowest z-order and must be a path. Distances between objects remain the same as they were before placing. If objects can't be placed on the curve because of their distances they'll be left in places. Objects will not be modified, clones are allowed. Arrange distances between your objects manually first as curve position and direction. Download...

Inkscape Extension: Find Match

Published › April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments
Looks for paths that match the selected path and places all matches on the same layer. Find Match tries to match the last path selected against all the path in the document. The algorithm first checks that the number of node points are the same. Then checks that the node commands match. If the commands match it will then do a correlation against the point positions. This allows the match to catch even those paths that have been scaled,...

Inkscape Extension: Inkscape to TikZ exporter

Published › April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments
Export SVG paths as TikZ/PGF code for use with LaTeX. Features All SVG paths and shapes are exported Text is exported as TikZ nodes All graphical properties, except shading, supported High level output. Easy to modify. If the extension has been installed correctly, you will find the exporter in the Effects -> Export -> Export to TikZ path... menu. You can also select Save As and select TikZ code as output format. If any...

Inkscape Extension: Generator

Published › April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments
Inkscape Generator is an extension to replace text and data to automatic generate files done for usage (like PDF, PS, JPG, etc...), based in a SVG template and a data file. Create a SVG ilustration as any other and where you need to replace with a variable text, add %VAR_name% where name can be a column in the data table or its number. You decide in the first option at the dialog window. Download...

Inkscape Extension: Calligraphed Outline Fill

Published › April 23, 2012 // 0 Comments
Helps to fill in the inside area of shapes drawn with the Calligraphy tool. Graphic Tablet users using the Calligraphy tool can easily draw sketches with variable width outlines. However, filling the interior area of such a calligraphed outline is not so easy: if you try to apply the Fill tool to the path you just created, you are actually changing the style of the outline stroke itself - not that of the area it encloses. You can manually...

Inkscape Extension: SWF Output

Published › April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments
Inkscape extension for Flash output. First install swftools from www.swftools.org and check if the binary 'pdf2swf' is in the path. Warning 1 : Remove (or rename) the files pdf_output.inx and ps2pdf.sh, to force the use of internal pdf generator from inkscape (eg. v0.44), the old way may create pdf file in A4 format, not in the size of inkscape's page. Put files pdf2swf.sh and swf_output.inx in your extensions directory...

Inkscape Extension: InkBar

Published › April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments
Inkbar is an Inkscape extension that will allow you to draw barcodes of these types :  EAN13 and Code128 (and two subversion of EAN13 wich are JAN13 and EAN8). This piece of software is delivered as is without any warranty. Unless you really have special needs I suggest you to use the imbedded barcode extension of  Inkscape from 0.46 version, found under EFFECTS>RENDER>BARCODE. Download...

Inkscape Extension: Pattern along Path

Published › April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments
Inkscape 'Pattern along Path' and 'Scatter' scripts. Here are two extensions for Inkscape: The first one bends a path according to another (notice that this feature is now availbale right in inkscape via "live path effects"!!!; however, groups are not handled yet, so this script might still be usefull for complex or color full patterns...) The second is similar, but the path is not deformed: it is just stamped along the second...

Inkscape Extension: TexText

Published › April 15, 2012 // 0 Comments
Embed re-editable LaTeX objects into SVG drawings. Some solutions, such as Inklatex, have been written, but generally these do not allow editing the generated objects afterwards. Textext aims to cover this need, by adding re-editable LaTeX objects to Inkscape's repertoire. Download...

Inkscape Extension: InkLaTeX

Published › April 13, 2012 // 0 Comments
Insert LaTeX text or equations into Inkscape. Inkscape is a powerful vector graphics editor. The InkLaTeX extension allows you to insert LaTeX text or equations into Inkscape canvas as graphics objects. The main purpose is to make easier putting beautiful mathematical symbols and equations on current figure that will be included into a LaTeX document. Download...

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