Inkscape Labrat

LPE for groups

Posted in 0.47,Live Path Effects by steren on July 30, 2008
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The next feature I and some friends worked on as part of my student project was Live Path Effects for groups.

In the Inkscape 0.46 release, you can only apply LPE to a single path. Now with a new data structure, you can apply a LPE (or even a stack of LPE) to a group.

For some effects, such as Sketch, you only expect the effect to apply recursively to all of the group items. But what about the Bend effect? You want the whole group being deformed by the deforming path, and that’s exactly what it does.
Now you can easily live-deform a whole drawing!

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