Inkscape Explained: Text, Word Formatting and Installing Fonts

Inkscape Explained: Text, Word Formatting and Installing Fonts 850 500 Nick Saporito

In this tutorial I’ll be going over all of the various ways you can use text in Inkscape. Whether it be setting defaults, kerning, morphing text, warping the wording to take the form of various vector shapes for your design and so on. I’ll also be addressing how to go about installing a font you’ve downloaded so you can use it in Inkscape. This sort of thing is good to know if you’re ever designing something that is copy heavy, like flyers or brochures.

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1 comment

    Nick, I may be as dumb as a post, but I am having a bit of a problem navigating your website. How do I access all of your tutorials on Inkscape and Gimp?

    I know they are here somewhere; I am just not finding them.

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