Author Archives: Felipe Sanches

Typography extensions in Inkscape 0.49

We’ve been prototyping typography features for better integrating Inkscape with FontForge. Today I have published on YouTube a screencast of the current version of these extensions. The extensions are scheduled for release in the upcoming Inkscape version 0.49. The basic workflow is split in 3 steps (with one Inkscape extension for each step): 1) Setup […]

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Video-demo of the Measurement Tool in upcoming Inkscape 0.49

Libre Graphics World has published an article covering the new Inkscape Measurement Tool that we (Felipe Sanches and Dave Crossland) have been working on. It is planned to be included in the upcoming Inkscape 0.49 release. Their nice video demonstrating our new feature is embedded here but be sure to read their article too.

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Announcing GNOME Screencast

While developing typography features in Inkscape, we (Felipe Sanches and Dave Crossland) decided to approach the task by gathering input from our user-base, based on user experience studies. We want to record the users trying out the new features we are working on and based on these recordings, figure out which aspects in our software […]

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New improvements in Inkscape’s Measurement Tool

As a result of the time spent with Dave Crossland in Argentina last month, I have implemented some new features in Inkscape. One of them is a measurement tool, inspired by a feature seen in a proprietary font editor, but now implemented as libre software! This tool has already been mentioned in the Understanding Fonts […]

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