I think that a similar tool will be very useful and interesting... I hope it will be realized...

...I think that another interesting tool to implement could be the "Paste Inside" tool, that was implemented in Freehand (Edit -> Specials -> Paste Inside) in a quite easy to use way, but not in Illustrator (or else in a more complex way). You can find some discussions around this tool over the web, for example at this link: http://www.gigposters.com/forums/digital/53073-freehand-paste-inside-vs-illustrator-clipping-mask.html. Or you can find a video (filmed using Illustrator) that show what's the "paste inside": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBmlIPuKEbY.


I use Inkscape since a few time under Windows Vista and, for now, I don't have bugs to report. It' s a very great software!!

> From: scislac@gmail.com
> Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 16:36:10 -0700
> To: valerie_vk@yahoo.com
> CC: inkscape-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Inkscape-devel] Circular Arrangement
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Josh Andler <scislac@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 7:23 AM, Valerie <valerie_vk@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >>> You're right, the arrows are indeed a little bit confusing. As an
> >>> alternative I could use the iconless buttons like in the blueprint. As
> >>> an alternative I could put icons that somewhat resemble a bounding box.
> >>> Example: http://www.pasteall.org/pic/show.php?id=28549
> >>
> >>
> >> Personally I really like your alternative icons! I wonder if the others agree?
> >
> > I agree. The one suggestion I have for Denis with them though is to
> > outline the edges with white to help the icons stand out on darker
> > Desktop themes.
> I just wanted to leave this right here since it's very relevant to the
> overall goal.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APGguBZOl10
> Cheers,
> Josh
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