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Author Topic: [solved] inkscape problem  (Read 723 times)
MarkGrieveson
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« on: November 06, 2012, 07:35:59 am »

Hello.  I have inkscape version 0.48.1-i586-1vl70 installed.  I have been trying to follow the tutorial entitled "A Tracing Example", but for some reason the Trace Bitmap additional option of "suppress speckles" did not work as it said it should in the tutorial.  Note the included screenshot that shows the speckles are still present despite ensuring "Suppress speckles box is checked and set the Size to 50".

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I am using VL7.0 standard with XFCE
MarkGrieveson
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2012, 08:29:58 am »

I tried reinstalling inkscape, and got the following feedback:

Quote from: Gslapt
]inkscape: Depends: popt >= 1.14

I have the version of popt installed that (I believe) is provided with VL-7.0.  I went to reinstall popt, and it gave me the same feedback.

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MarkGrieveson
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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2012, 05:34:50 pm »

In searching the Internet I think the lack of a removal of the speckles after pressing the "Update" button (after using "suppress speckles") is simply a bug, and not a major problem (the speckles were gone in the final product).  So, this issue is solved.

Note, the reported dependency of "popt >= 1.14" I think is a typo in the package that should be fixed.  It does still install and work, if one chooses to ignore the warning of the missing dependency and proceed with the install.  Still, I think the typo should be fixed.  But it wasn't the actual issue I was posting about in this thread.  So, I'm marking this as solved.
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