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Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program by Tavmjong Bah

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Chapter 12. Filter Effects

New in v0.45.

Filter Effects [http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/filters.html] are a feature of SVG that allow an SVG viewer to change the presentation of an object in a well-defined manner such as adding texture to a Fill, giving an object a blurred shadow, or modifying the object’s color. As of v0.45, Inkscape supports the Gaussian Blur filter.

Warning

Warning

Support of Filter Effects is limited or non-existent in many web browsers. Firefox 1.5 and 2 do not support filters, trunk (3.0 or Minefield) does. Opera 9 supports filters. Internet Explorer supports filters through the Adobe plug-in [http://www.adobe.com/svg/main.html]. Squiggle ...

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