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Vector drawing program

Skencil is a vector drawing program written almost completely in Python for flexibilty (with some modules written in C for speed). Skencil supports some interesting features like gradient fills, clipmasks, text along a path or blend groups and bezier curves. All affine transformations are possible. It has plugins that import or export from different formats, and that can be used a way to define new graphics objects. This package was formerly known as 'sketch.'


User's guide available in HTML format from http://sketch.sourceforge.net/Doc/usersguide.html



version 0.6.17 (stable)
released on 19 June 2005

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Leaders and contributors

Bernhard Herzog Maintainer
Bernhard Reiter Contributor
Mark Rose Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/Sketch
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/sketch
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/sketch
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=sketch
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/sketch-list

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython Imaging Library 1.0 or later
Required to usePython 1.5.1 or later
Weak prerequisitePython XML library (SVG import filter)
Weak prerequisiteGTK 1.2.4 or later (for devel v. 0.7)
Weak prerequisitePyGTK (for devel v. 0.7)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 April 2018.


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