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Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program by Tavmjong Bah

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Appendix D. Solutions for Challenges

Solutions for the challenges are given here.

Red Spiral

Procedure D.1. Procedure D.1. Drawing the Spiral

  1. Turn on Grid and enable snapping to Grid.

  2. Create a three-turn spiral with with the Spiral Tool, placing the Outer handle directly right of the Inner handle.

  3. Draw a rectangle that passes through the Inner handle and encloses the right half of the spiral.

  4. Use rectangle to divide spiral (Path → Procedure D.1. Drawing the Spiral Division (Ctrl-/)).

    Procedure D.1. Drawing the Spiral

    Left: Rectangle encloses right half of spiral. Right: After using rectangle to divide spiral (gray fills ...

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