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SVG Code for Outlined Letters Text
SVG can be used to create banners, charts, diagrams, graphs, illustrations, logos, maps, and many other things that require text. This tutorial explains how to code for outlined letters text in your SVG drawings using the SVG text element. More ...

How to Trace an Image Using Inkscape
A vector image allows you to edit and resize the image much more easily than a bitmap. With the free open source Inkscape vector graphics application you can convert an image from bitmap to vector. More ...

How to Make Beautiful Skies with GIMP
Do the skies in your photographs look somewhat "blah"? You can make them pop with a few easy tweaks in GIMP, the renowned open-source image editor. Here's how to do it. More ...

Inkscape - How to Use Bitmap Image Fill Pattern
Inkscape is a free Open Source vector graphics illustration application that works similar to Adobe Illustrator. Inkscape lets you fill these objects with flat color, gradients, or bitmap patterns. In this article you learn how to fill an object with a bitmap image. More ...

The Game Maker's Apprentice
Game Makers Apprentice shows you how to create nine exciting games using the wildly popular Game Maker game creation tool. It discusses game design theory and features practical examples of how this can be applied to making games that are more fun to play. More ...

Introduction to X3D (Extensible 3D)
X3D is code that allows you to display three dimensional objects on your webpage. It also allows you to move them around on the webpage. This can make your educational and how-to articles much more effective, and it allows you to create 3D games. More ...

Example Code for X3Dom Basic Primitive Shapes: Box, Sphere, Cylinder, Cone, and Torus
Example Code for X3Dom Basic Primitive Shapes: Box, Sphere, Cylinder, Cone, and Torus. These examples are close to the minimal code required to create these shapes. You can combine them to make some pretty complex 3D objects. More ...

Inkscape Preferences
Inkscape is a highly configurable application. Many of these configuration options can be set through the Preferences dialog box. There is probably a hundred things you can configure through the Preferences dialog box. Here I'll describe a couple of the most important ones. More ...

The Browser Safe Palette
Most computers today are capable of displaying up to 17 million different colors simultaneously. But back when video RAM was scarce, a method was devised that would permit the monitor to display pictures acceptably using only 256 different colors. More ...

How to Create Radial Gradients in Inkscape
A gradient is a gradual transition form one color to another color. A radial gradient is a circle or elipse that has one color at the center that gradually transitions to a different color at the edge. More ...

Inkscape Grouping
One function in Inkscape that is very handy is grouping. Without grouping in order to reposition an object we would need to select all its pieces. With grouping, all an object's pieces behave as a single object. More ...

Coding Color for the Web
You can specify color using "hexadecimal" notation. Whereas the decimal numbering system uses the characters 0 through 9 to get 10 values, the hexadecimal numbering system uses the characters 0 through f to get 16 values. More ...

SVG Image Clipping
clipping is a common techniques used in computer graphics. Clipping defines an area of a graphic element that will be visible. Everything outside this region will not be visible, it will be clipped. More ...


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