merge layers

Asked by badboy00z

Is it possible to add nodes at specific points of a line? Often times I would draw a line or a curve and then need to erase/ delete a part of it. I know the "Effects-> Modify path-> add nodes" approach but I can't seem to get the results I want. I want a simple way to add nodes by clicking where I want the node to be placed.

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RIco (rico-rootscore-deactivatedaccount) said :

double click anywhere on your path with the node tool (F2 or N) and a new node will be added.

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badboy00z (badboy00z) said :

Okay cool. Now how do I delete the part between the selected nodes?

BTW Rico, you seem to have the answer to everything. Is there a place where I can learn the function and use of the tools and options?

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Best RIco (rico-rootscore-deactivatedaccount) said :

when the node tool is active, you see the tool controls bar changing and giving you options for the nodes, so select your 2 nodes and click the appropriate icon on the tool controls bar (they are quite explicit.. the one you want represents 2nodes with a line and a little arrow showing that it'll become 2 nodes without a line..)

The first place to go to learn.. is closer than you think, just check the Help menu in Inkscape, you will find there a link to a very well documented manual, keys and mouse shortcuts and even tutorials. You can find some help as well on the forums , and another great ressource would be the video tutorials at .

I don't have answer to everything, but as I'm not a coder..this is my way of helping the Inkscape community.

hope this helps.

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badboy00z (badboy00z) said :

Thanks RIco, that solved my question.