printing layers

Asked by Eusebio Faura on 2017-11-07

I opened a jpeg in inkscape, added a layer on which I drew some bessier lines and curves. I just want to print that layer and not the jpeg but when I hit print it prints the jpeg and not the layer. The layer is visible (eye icon) and not locked. How do I print that layer and not the jpeg.

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Best Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #1

What happens if you make the layer you don't want to see in the printout invisible (i.e. hide the JPG layer with the eye icon)?

You could also delete it, then hit undo after printing.
Or you could put a white background above it to cover it.
Or you could make the jpg fully transparent.
Or you could move it outside the page area.

There are probably still a couple more ways to achieve this.

Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #2

Or, perhaps the JPG isn't in a separate layer yet... Then you could just cut it (Ctrl+C), and paste in place (Ctrl+Alt+V) into a new one.
Or you use the objects dialog (object > Objects) to hide it using an eye icon.

Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #3

Ctrl+X, of course, for cutting, not Ctrl+C... Sorry!

Eusebio Faura (turosan) said : #4

Thanks Hachmann, that solved my question.