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Create Print Ready Business Cards with Inkscape.org

May 29, 2009, 06:04 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Roland for this link. ]

"1.2. Converting to Guides

"The next step is to convert the lines that make up the template into Inkscape guides. The template object that was imported from the PDF may be in a group. To convert the template to guides, we first need to ungroup the lines that make up the template. Go to Edit > Select All to select all the objects, then choose Object > Ungroup twice. The document should look similar to this:

"Now, keep the lines selected, and choose Object > Objects To Guides from the menu. The original black lines have now been replaced with blue guide lines:

"1.3.1. Configuring Snapping for Inkscape 0.46

"Open up the Document Properties dialog by going to File > Document Properties... in the menu. Select the Snap tab and configure the preferences as per the screenshot below:"

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