Forum: Inkscape Import clip art question.

357471cae3326c91732a8cf639ddca33?d=identicon&s=25 Henry W. Peters (Guest)
on 2013-10-04 05:00
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Hi,

Just installed Sabayon Linux with a KDE desktop... I installed Inkscape
0.48. When I go to File --> Import... expecting to find import clip
art... not there. Question: What to do to enable it...? (I pasted
'openclipart.org' in the import/export preferences, didn't help).

Thanks for any advice.

Henry
A5d6523ccc839b167600bb7d52067815?d=identicon&s=25 alvinpenner (Guest)
on 2013-10-04 19:16
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this option does not exist in Inkscape 0.48.4, on Windows, for reasons
that I
cannot remember.
However it does exist in recent development builds.
I am not familiar with how upgrades are done on Linux, but try going to
http://inkscape.org/download/?lang=en
to see if you can get a development version.

Alvin Penner




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357471cae3326c91732a8cf639ddca33?d=identicon&s=25 Henry W. Peters (Guest)
on 2013-10-04 19:32
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Thanks much Al,

I was beginning to think there was something wrong with me... (?  :))

New to Sabayon (a version of Gentoo), but not Inkscape... So I will have
to do some research.

Henry

P.,s., this is what I was going on from my first message on this here:

http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/File-...


      Open Clip Art Library

The command File ? icon Import From Open Clip Art Library opens a search
dialog that connects to the Open Clip Art Library
<http://www.openclipart.org/> website, a source of free clip art. The
dialog allows searching for drawings that match descriptive words.
Previews of files are shown in a window on the right side of the dialog.

Import from Open Clip Art Library dialog.
/Import From Open Clip Art Library/ dialog. An example of searching for
a butterfly is shown.

You may have to set the server name (|openclipart.org|) in the
/Import/Export/ section of the /Inkscape Preferences
<http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/Custo...
dialog. In the future, export to the library will also be supported.
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