On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 10:13 PM, Gino D <ginodo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
>> I understand that this could just as well have been posted on the
>> Inkscape mailing list (if there is any) but I'm only a subscriber to
>> this one, so here goes nothing.
>> I'm looking for a faster way to copy-paste things from Inkscape into
>> GIMP. My current procedure involves exporting the drawing from
>> Inkscape to PNG, then opening the PNG in GIMP and copy-pasting it into
>> the image I want to have it in. Is there any faster way?
> I've just noticed that, when you paste into GIMP any shape copied from
> Inkscape, such object is appended as new path rather than as new layer, and
> there seems to be no other possibility. However, once you exported an
> Inkscape object as a PNG file, a faster way to import this into a GIMP image
> is to select the special command ' File -> Open as Layers ' , through which
> you will be able to insert the PNG file as new layer along with its handy
> transparent background.

You should also be able to open the SVG file directly rather than
first exporting a PNG with that same 'Open as Layers' command.
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