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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — importing a PDF into Inkscape

Let's import a non-native Inkscape SVG file into Inkscape—as you may need to do this for client logos, photographs, and any number of other real-world examples. Open a browser and go to this link: http://db.tt/xR0ZlBRL

A PDF will be downloaded and saved to your computer. It will be our sample file to work with during this exercise.

  1. Open a document in Inkscape. This can be any in-progress file that we have used previously in this chapter, or a new document.
  2. From the main menu, select File | Import.
    Time for action — importing a PDF into Inkscape

    The Select file to import window displays, as shown in the following screenshot:

  3. Locate and select the ...

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