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Inkscape User Manual

Un-official manual by Kevin Wixson

Table Of Contents

Part XI
Chapter 13: Dropper Tool



The Dropper Tool is used to select an objects fill or stroke color by sampling the color of an area of the canvas. The color selected is the single point at the center of the cross at the end of the Dropper tool icon. To use the Dropper tool, select the object to paint

Tool Control bar

The tool control bar for the Node tool has the following commands and options:

Tool Preferences

The tool behavior can be modified in the Inkscape Preferences window:



Additional Information

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This manual is my scratch pad and development site for the Inkscape documentation project. Documentation that appears here may eventually work its way into the official Inkscape documentation, and changes to the Inkscape documentation may work it's way into this draft. It is a work in progress, so please don't mind the mess. Anything that appears here is GPL'ed under the usual licenses for GPL documentation, yada, yada, yada, or has been dedicated to the public domain. For a list of those elements that have been placed in the public domain, please click here.

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