Series: Sourceforge Community Press
Paperback: 504 pages
Publisher: Prentice Hall; 4 edition (May 16, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.1 x 10.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
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I bought the ebook version. I find the book informative but Tavmjong's writing is too technical and not user friendly in anyway. I wasted time just trying to figure out the sine and cosine to place a star in chapter 1. The examples are not easy to follow as he doesn't give a full step by step instructions. He tends to forget that some people are just starting out with Inkscape. I can't say I'm too impressed with his presentation and I personally don't think it's worth the price. I was looking forward to using the book but now I look at the screen with frustration.
I just got it today and was thumbing through the book. It looks like it covers a lot of ground well, but the whole thing is in black and white, not the color version I saw on 's Look Inside pages. Thanks Prentice Hall, for not spending the extra $0.50 to print this in color. Geez.
I bought this manual, because it was supposed to be a replica of the online manual. However, there is NO COLOUR in this book. Pure black and white. This does not help me with examples at all.
This is a textbook so, you have to study it. I learned how to create vector art with Inkscape, free downloadable software.
Did not meet expectations at all. trying to convert a pdf file to vector . Better information was available from others on line
This book is useful for anyone beginning to navigate Inkscape. Includes useful examples and comments, with some good initial tutorial examples. Very detailed and helpful.
An excellent learning program for Inkscape, though there have been version improvements since the book was printed. Fun and a welcome challenge to work with.
a good program , does what it should very well . A pleasure to use . Plenty of room for expanding one's work scope .
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