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Is there a trim command for lines/paths in Inkscape?


Question

Is there a trim command for lines/paths in Inkscape?

Example: given are two lines. After selecting both I'd like to press a button. Then both lines are elongated or shortened until they intersect. As a result I get a polygon consisting out of two lines.

It is similar to the wish found here: http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/Intersection_Tools

2015/03/12
1
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3/12/2015 4:17:00 PM

There is not a single tool or command to do this in Inkscape, but you can get accurate results by using the Path Editor, Snapping, Guides, and Object to Guides.

  1. Duplicate the your paths
  2. With the 3 duplicated paths still selected, convert them to guides with Objects > Objects to Guides
  3. With snapping enabled, move the nodes to the guide intersections.
  4. join the nodes at the points to make your single shape.

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2016/07/26
9
7/26/2016 4:25:00 AM