import editing

Asked by vwshorty on 2008-02-20

I have imported a picture from the internet, and I would like to edit it. is this possible?

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2008-02-20
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2008-04-18
vwshorty (kristintighe) said : #1

I'm new to inkscape, and I want to edit a picture from the internet into my project on inkscape. it is a square picture that i want to make a circle and group with other circles. I know how to group, but i cant seem to figure out how to edit the picture.

vwshorty (kristintighe) said : #2

How do I edit an imported file?

faceman (faceman) said : #3

You cannot at this time edit a bitmap picture from within Inkscape. You can apply bitmap filters (Effects -> Raster) which non-destructively affect bitmaps, but full bitmap editing must be done in an external bitmap editor (such as GIMP).

If your imported image is a link to the file on your drive, you can edit the file and (after reopening the Inkscape document) the changes will appear in Inkscape.

ambitious (jorge61579) said : #4

How about editing text from an eps image that's already been vectorized by some other software(don't know which one)Because i recently bought some clipart that was ready to be cut on my vinyl cutter but want to just delete the text and add my own text to it.the guy i bought it from just gave me a download link which i downloaded and he also told me that the images are vectorized ready to be cut and that i could use any vector program to just delete the text.

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