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List of verbs, commands, used in Inkscape's command line

for more details see: How to use Inkscape in commandline mode


Verbs
  • FileNew: Create new document from the default template
  • FileOpen: Open an existing document
  • FileRevert: Revert to the last saved version of document (changes will be lost)
  • FileSave: Save document
  • FileSaveAs: Save document under a new name
  • FileSaveACopy: Save a copy of the document under a new name
  • FilePrint: Print document
  • FileVacuum: Remove unused definitions (such as gradients or clipping paths) from the <defs> of the document
  • FilePrintPreview: Preview document printout
  • FileImport: Import a bitmap or SVG image into this document
  • FileExport: Export this document or a selection as a bitmap image
  • FileImportFromOCAL: Import a document from Open Clip Art Library
  • FileExportToOCAL: Export this document to Open Clip Art Library
  • NextWindow: Switch to the next document window
  • PrevWindow: Switch to the previous document window
  • FileClose: Close this document window
  • FileQuit: Quit Inkscape
  • EditUndo: Undo last action
  • EditRedo: Do again the last undone action
  • EditCut: Cut selection to clipboard
  • EditCopy: Copy selection to clipboard
  • EditPaste: Paste objects from clipboard to mouse point, or paste text
  • EditPasteStyle: Apply the style of the copied object to selection
  • EditPasteSize: Scale selection to match the size of the copied object
  • EditPasteWidth: Scale selection horizontally to match the width of the copied object
  • EditPasteHeight: Scale selection vertically to match the height of the copied object
  • EditPasteSizeSeparately: Scale each selected object to match the size of the copied object
  • EditPasteWidthSeparately: Scale each selected object horizontally to match the width of the copied object
  • EditPasteHeightSeparately: Scale each selected object vertically to match the height of the copied object
  • EditPasteInPlace: Paste objects from clipboard to the original location
  • EditPasteLivePathEffect: Apply the path effect of the copied object to selection
  • EditDelete: Delete selection
  • EditDuplicate: Duplicate selected objects
  • EditClone: Create a clone (a copy linked to the original) of selected object
  • EditUnlinkClone: Cut the selected clone's link to its original, turning it into a standalone object
  • EditCloneSelectOriginal: Select the object to which the selected clone is linked
  • ObjectsToMarker: Convert selection to a line marker
  • ObjectsToGuides: Convert selected objects to a collection of guidelines aligned with their edges
  • ObjectsToPattern: Convert selection to a rectangle with tiled pattern fill
  • ObjectsFromPattern: Extract objects from a tiled pattern fill
  • EditClearAll: Delete all objects from document
  • EditSelectAll: Select all objects or all nodes
  • EditSelectAllInAllLayers: Select all objects in all visible and unlocked layers
  • EditInvert: Invert selection (unselect what is selected and select everything else)
  • EditInvertInAllLayers: Invert selection in all visible and unlocked layers
  • EditSelectNext: Select next object or node
  • EditSelectPrev: Select previous object or node
  • EditDeselect: Deselect any selected objects or nodes
  • EditNextPathEffectParameter: Show next Path Effect parameter for editing
  • SelectionToFront: Raise selection to top
  • SelectionToBack: Lower selection to bottom
  • SelectionRaise: Raise selection one step
  • SelectionLower: Lower selection one step
  • SelectionGroup: Group selected objects
  • SelectionUnGroup: Ungroup selected groups
  • SelectionTextToPath: Put text on path
  • SelectionTextFromPath: Remove text from path
  • SelectionTextRemoveKerns: Remove all manual kerns and glyph rotations from a text object
  • SelectionUnion: Create union of selected paths
  • SelectionIntersect: Create intersection of selected paths
  • SelectionDiff: Create difference of selected paths (bottom minus top)
  • SelectionSymDiff: Create exclusive OR of selected paths (those parts that belong to only one path)
  • SelectionDivide: Cut the bottom path into pieces
  • SelectionCutPath: Cut the bottom path's stroke into pieces, removing fill
  • SelectionOffset: Outset selected paths
  • SelectionOffsetScreen: Outset selected paths by 1 px
  • SelectionOffsetScreen10: Outset selected paths by 10 px
  • SelectionInset: Inset selected paths
  • SelectionInsetScreen: Inset selected paths by 1 px
  • SelectionInsetScreen10: Inset selected paths by 10 px
  • SelectionDynOffset: Create a dynamic offset object
  • SelectionLinkedOffset: Create a dynamic offset object linked to the original path
  • StrokeToPath: Convert selected object's stroke to paths
  • SelectionSimplify: Simplify selected paths (remove extra nodes)
  • SelectionReverse: Reverse the direction of selected paths (useful for flipping markers)
  • SelectionTrace: Create one or more paths from a bitmap by tracing it
  • SelectionCreateBitmap: Export selection to a bitmap and insert it into document
  • SelectionCombine: Combine several paths into one
  • SelectionBreakApart: Break selected paths into subpaths
  • DialogGridArrange: Arrange selected objects in a table
  • LayerNew: Create a new layer
  • LayerRename: Rename the current layer
  • LayerNext: Switch to the layer above the current
  • LayerPrev: Switch to the layer below the current
  • LayerMoveToNext: Move selection to the layer above the current
  • LayerMoveToPrev: Move selection to the layer below the current
  • LayerToTop: Raise the current layer to the top
  • LayerToBottom: Lower the current layer to the bottom
  • LayerRaise: Raise the current layer
  • LayerLower: Lower the current layer
  • LayerDelete: Delete the current layer
  • ObjectRotate90: Rotate selection 90° clockwise
  • ObjectRotate90CCW: Rotate selection 90° counter-clockwise
  • ObjectRemoveTransform: Remove transformations from object
  • ObjectToPath: Convert selected object to path
  • ObjectFlowText: Put text into a frame (path or shape), creating a flowed text linked to the frame object
  • ObjectUnFlowText: Remove text from frame (creates a single-line text object)
  • ObjectFlowtextToText: Convert flowed text to regular text object (preserves appearance)
  • ObjectFlipHorizontally: Flip selected objects horizontally
  • ObjectFlipVertically: Flip selected objects vertically
  • ObjectSetMask: Apply mask to selection (using the topmost object as mask)
  • ObjectUnSetMask: Remove mask from selection
  • ObjectSetClipPath: Apply clipping path to selection (using the topmost object as clipping path)
  • ObjectUnSetClipPath: Remove clipping path from selection
  • ToolSelector: Select and transform objects
  • ToolNode: Edit paths by nodes
  • ToolTweak: Tweak objects by sculpting or painting
  • ToolRect: Create rectangles and squares
  • Tool3DBox: Create 3D boxes
  • ToolArc: Create circles, ellipses, and arcs
  • ToolStar: Create stars and polygons
  • ToolSpiral: Create spirals
  • ToolPencil: Draw freehand lines
  • ToolPen: Draw Bézier curves and straight lines
  • ToolCalligraphic: Draw calligraphic or brush strokes
  • ToolText: Create and edit text objects
  • ToolGradient: Create and edit gradients
  • ToolZoom: Zoom in or out
  • ToolDropper: Pick colors from image
  • ToolConnector: Create diagram connectors
  • ToolPaintBucket: Fill bounded areas
  • SelectPrefs: Open Preferences for the Selector tool
  • NodePrefs: Open Preferences for the Node tool
  • TweakPrefs: Open Preferences for the Tweak tool
  • RectPrefs: Open Preferences for the Rectangle tool
  • 3DBoxPrefs: Open Preferences for the 3D Box tool
  • ArcPrefs: Open Preferences for the Ellipse tool
  • StarPrefs: Open Preferences for the Star tool
  • SpiralPrefs: Open Preferences for the Spiral tool
  • PencilPrefs: Open Preferences for the Pencil tool
  • PenPrefs: Open Preferences for the Pen tool
  • CalligraphicPrefs: Open Preferences for the Calligraphy tool
  • TextPrefs: Open Preferences for the Text tool
  • GradientPrefs: Open Preferences for the Gradient tool
  • ZoomPrefs: Open Preferences for the Zoom tool
  • DropperPrefs: Open Preferences for the Dropper tool
  • ConnectorPrefs: Open Preferences for the Connector tool
  • PaintBucketPrefs: Open Preferences for the Paint Bucket tool
  • ZoomIn: Zoom in
  • ZoomOut: Zoom out
  • ToggleRulers: Show or hide the canvas rulers
  • ToggleScrollbars: Show or hide the canvas scrollbars
  • ToggleGrid: Show or hide the grid
  • ToggleGuides: Show or hide guides (drag from a ruler to create a guide)
  • ToggleSnapping: Toggle snapping on or off
  • ZoomNext: Next zoom (from the history of zooms)
  • ZoomPrev: Previous zoom (from the history of zooms)
  • Zoom1:0: Zoom to 1:1
  • Zoom1:2: Zoom to 1:2
  • Zoom2:1: Zoom to 2:1
  • FullScreen: Stretch this document window to full screen
  • ViewNew: Open a new window with the same document
  • ViewNewPreview: New View Preview
  • ViewModeNormal: Switch to normal display mode
  • ViewModeOutline: Switch to outline (wireframe) display mode
  • ViewModeToggle: Toggle between normal and outline display modes
  • ViewCmsToggle: Toggle color-managed display for this document window
  • ViewIconPreview: Open a window to preview objects at different icon resolutions
  • ZoomPage: Zoom to fit page in window
  • ZoomPageWidth: Zoom to fit page width in window
  • ZoomDrawing: Zoom to fit drawing in window
  • ZoomSelection: Zoom to fit selection in window
  • DialogPreferences: Edit global Inkscape preferences
  • DialogDocumentProperties: Edit properties of this document (to be saved with the document)
  • DialogMetadata: Edit document metadata (to be saved with the document)
  • DialogFillStroke: Edit objects' colors, gradients, stroke width, arrowheads, dash patterns...
  • DialogSwatches: Select colors from a swatches palette
  • DialogTransform: Precisely control objects' transformations
  • DialogAlignDistribute: Align and distribute objects
  • DialogUndoHistory: Undo History
  • DialogText: View and select font family, font size and other text properties
  • DialogXMLEditor: View and edit the XML tree of the document
  • DialogFind: Find objects in document
  • DialogDebug: View debug messages
  • DialogScript: Run scripts
  • DialogsToggle: Show or hide all open dialogs
  • DialogClonetiler: Create multiple clones of selected object, arranging them into a pattern or scattering
  • DialogObjectProperties: Edit the ID, locked and visible status, and other object properties
  • DialogInput: Configure extended input devices, such as a graphics tablet
  • org.inkscape.dialogs.extensioneditor: Query information about extensions
  • DialogLayers: View Layers
  • DialogLivePathEffect: Manage path effects
  • DialogFilterEffects: Manage SVG filter effects
  • HelpAboutExtensions: Information on Inkscape extensions
  • HelpAboutMemory: Memory usage information
  • HelpAbout: Inkscape version, authors, license
  • TutorialsBasic: Getting started with Inkscape
  • TutorialsShapes: Using shape tools to create and edit shapes
  • TutorialsAdvanced: Advanced Inkscape topics
  • TutorialsTracing: Using bitmap tracing
  • TutorialsCalligraphy: Using the Calligraphy pen tool
  • TutorialsDesign: Principles of design in the tutorial form
  • TutorialsTips: Miscellaneous tips and tricks
  • EffectLast: Repeat the last effect with the same settings
  • EffectLastPref: Repeat the last effect with new settings
  • FitCanvasToSelection: Fit the page to the current selection
  • FitCanvasToDrawing: Fit the page to the drawing
  • FitCanvasToSelectionOrDrawing: Fit the page to the current selection or the drawing if there is no selection
  • UnlockAll: Unlock all objects in the current layer
  • UnlockAllInAllLayers: Unlock all objects in all layers
  • UnhideAll: Unhide all objects in the current layer
  • UnhideAllInAllLayers: Unhide all objects in all layers
  • org.inkscape.effect.bluredge: Inset/Outset Halo...
  • org.inkscape.effect.bluredge.noprefs: Inset/Outset Halo (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.effect.grid: Draw a path which is a grid
  • org.inkscape.effect.grid.noprefs: Grid (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.text.lowercase: lowercase
  • org.inkscape.text.lowercase.noprefs: lowercase (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.spirograph: Spirograph...
  • org.ekips.filter.spirograph.noprefs: Spirograph (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.gears: Gear...
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  • org.ekips.filter.whirl: Whirl...
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  • math.univ-lille1.barraud.pathdeform: Pattern along Path...
  • math.univ-lille1.barraud.pathdeform.noprefs: Pattern along Path (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.lesshue: Less Hue
  • org.inkscape.color.lesshue.noprefs: Less Hue (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.morehue: More Hue
  • org.inkscape.color.morehue.noprefs: More Hue (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.lesslight: Less Light
  • org.inkscape.color.lesslight.noprefs: Less Light (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.radiusrand: Jitter nodes...
  • org.ekips.filter.radiusrand.noprefs: Jitter nodes (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.effect.randompos: Random Position
  • org.inkscape.effect.randompos.noprefs: Random Position (No preferences)
  • com.kaioa.lorem_ipsum: Lorem ipsum...
  • com.kaioa.lorem_ipsum.noprefs: Lorem ipsum (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.text.uppercase: UPPERCASE
  • org.inkscape.text.uppercase.noprefs: UPPERCASE (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.removegreen: Remove Green
  • org.inkscape.color.removegreen.noprefs: Remove Green (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.embedimage: Embed All Images...
  • org.ekips.filter.embedimage.noprefs: Embed All Images (No preferences)
  • org.greygreen.inkscape.effects.edge3d: Edge 3D...
  • org.greygreen.inkscape.effects.edge3d.noprefs: Edge 3D (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.keys: Keys and Mouse Reference
  • org.inkscape.help.keys.noprefs: Keys and Mouse Reference (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.render.barcode: Barcode...
  • org.inkscape.render.barcode.noprefs: Barcode (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.flatten: Flatten Béziers...
  • org.ekips.filter.flatten.noprefs: Flatten Béziers (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.lesssaturation: Less Saturation
  • org.inkscape.color.lesssaturation.noprefs: Less Saturation (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.morelight: More Light
  • org.inkscape.color.morelight.noprefs: More Light (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.effect.eqtexsvg: LaTeX formula...
  • org.inkscape.effect.eqtexsvg.noprefs: LaTeX formula (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.randomize: Randomize...
  • org.inkscape.color.randomize.noprefs: Randomize (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.fractalize: Fractalize...
  • org.ekips.filter.fractalize.noprefs: Fractalize (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.reportabug: Report a Bug
  • org.inkscape.help.reportabug.noprefs: Report a Bug (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.motion: Extrude...
  • org.ekips.filter.motion.noprefs: Extrude (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.removered: Remove Red
  • org.inkscape.color.removered.noprefs: Remove Red (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.turtle.lindenmayer: L-system...
  • org.ekips.filter.turtle.lindenmayer.noprefs: L-system (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.grayscale: Grayscale
  • org.inkscape.color.grayscale.noprefs: Grayscale (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.svgspec: SVG 1.1 Specification
  • org.inkscape.help.svgspec.noprefs: SVG 1.1 Specification (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.text.sentencecase: Sentence case
  • org.inkscape.text.sentencecase.noprefs: Sentence case (No preferences)
  • com.njhurst.filter.measure_length: Measure Path...
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  • org.inkscape.color.custom: Custom......
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  • org.ekips.filter.dots: Number Nodes...
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  • org.inkscape.text.replacetext: Replace text......
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  • org.ekips.filter.interp: Interpolate...
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  • org.inkscape.help.askaquestion: Ask Us a Question
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  • math.univ-lille1.barraud.spherify: Rubber Stretch...
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  • org.inkscape.color.desaturate: Desaturate
  • org.inkscape.color.desaturate.noprefs: Desaturate (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.markers.strokepaint: Color Markers to Match Stroke
  • org.ekips.filter.markers.strokepaint.noprefs: Color Markers to Match Stroke (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.text.flipcase: fLIP cASE
  • org.inkscape.text.flipcase.noprefs: fLIP cASE (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.moresaturation: More Saturation
  • org.inkscape.color.moresaturation.noprefs: More Saturation (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.negative: Negative
  • org.inkscape.color.negative.noprefs: Negative (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.faq: FAQ
  • org.inkscape.help.faq.noprefs: FAQ (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.relnotes: New in This Version
  • org.inkscape.help.relnotes.noprefs: New in This Version (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.effect.funcplot: Function Plotter...
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  • org.inkscape.text.titlecase: Title Case
  • org.inkscape.text.titlecase.noprefs: Title Case (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.manual: Inkscape Manual
  • org.inkscape.help.manual.noprefs: Inkscape Manual (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.help.commandline: Command Line Options
  • org.inkscape.help.commandline.noprefs: Command Line Options (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.addnodes: Add Nodes...
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  • org.ekips.filter.straightseg: Straighten Segments...
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  • org.ekips.filter.perspective: Perspective
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  • org.ekips.filter.turtle.rtree: Random Tree...
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  • org.inkscape.color.darker: Darker
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  • org.ekips.filter.handles: Draw Handles
  • org.ekips.filter.handles.noprefs: Draw Handles (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.effect.randompnt: Random Point
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  • org.inkscape.color.rgbbarrel: RGB Barrel
  • org.inkscape.color.rgbbarrel.noprefs: RGB Barrel (No preferences)
  • org.ekips.filter.extractimage: Extract One Image...
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  • org.inkscape.color.replacecolor: Replace color......
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  • org.inkscape.color.removeblue: Remove Blue
  • org.inkscape.color.removeblue.noprefs: Remove Blue (No preferences)
  • org.inkscape.color.brighter: Brighter
  • org.inkscape.color.brighter.noprefs: Brighter (No preferences)
  • se.lewerin.filter.dimension: Dimensions...
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  • org.ekips.filter.summersnight: Envelope
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  • org.inkscape.text.randomcase: rANdOm CasE
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  • org.coswellproductions.inkscape.effects.perfectboundcover: Perfect-Bound Cover...
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