Selecting objects in Inkscape Method 1 Hold down…

Selecting objects in Inkscape.

Method 1. Hold down Shift key and use the mouse to click on each object to be selected.

Method 2. Select by colour.

  • CTRL F for a new menu panel.

-drag colour selection from lower colour bar and drop into Style in the new menu panel as shown below.

  • click on Find.
  • All items of the selected colour are now highlighted.

Also you may notice the colour changes to a number in the style box.

Method 3. Hold down the Alt key on your keyboard and drag mouse through items to be selected.
When Alt is held down a red line will be visible, making it easier to select the chosen path.


Use Inkscape as a command line tool to…

Use Inkscape as a command line tool to batch convert svg to pdf files.

ls *svg | xargs -I{} inkscape -z -f {} -A {}.pdf