Books and Manuals

Manuals and quick references

Inkscape, A Guide to a Vector Drawing Program, 4th Edition

By Tavmjong Bah. Available online, or from inside Inkscape (Help > Inkscape Manual) in English, French, Italian and Spanish.

FLOSS Manuals: Inkscape

An international group of contributors is writing a book licensed under GPL3+ and published at FLOSS Manuals. If you want to help writing it or make a localized version, please subscribe to inkscape-docs@ mailing list and tell us!

Keyboard shortcut reference

A list of keyboard and mouse shortcuts for Inkscape 0.92 is available here.

Command line reference

A listing of all available command for using Inkscape from the command line (man page) can be found here.


Inkscape 0.48 Essentials for Web Designers

Packt Publishing released a book on Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola called Inkscape 0.48 Essentials for Web Designers. The book covers a wide range of topics from creating impressive web site designs to drawing various graphics elements, such as icons, charts, maps etc. "Inkscape 0.48 Essentials for Web Designers" is available as both hard copy and eBook.