Break a line in Inkscape

I have a solid line in Inkscape and I want to insert a line break, say, in the middle. The reason is that I had a relatively complex figure generated as SVG, where I need to colour some lines in half.

So, here’s how to do it: Read the rest of this entry »


Five years for Slackalaxy

It has been 5 years! I have 156 posts, including this one. There are several changes:

  • Slackalaxy has its own domain and there are no advertisements.
  • After this poll at LQ, I gave the Gallery maintenance to Skaendo, a LQ user and maintainer at SBo. I believe he will take a good care of the collection and the SlackBuild.
  • The Biology page was modified, so there are links not only to the projects web-sites but also to relevant entries at SBo.

Well… that’s it, I guess.


Own domain

Slackalaxy has its own domain!


Disable snapping in Inkscape

I really like Inkscape and use it a lot for designing publication quality figures, conference posters and even presentation components. However, a feature that sometimes can just get on my nerves is the object snapping.
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Four years for Slackalaxy…

Four years passed since my first post…

This makes total of 133 posts, including this one. Recently I switched back to Pilcrow, the theme that I used the longest. I think I will keep it, since I like the simple appearance and the green code highlighting :)