Save change to markers.svg user accessible

Bug #171373 reported by Michga on 2006-06-27
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Inkscape
Wishlist
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Bug Description

Would it be possible to make Inscape load a markers.svg file at launch
time located in say home/.inkscape/markers, as /usr/share/inkscape/
markers/markers.svg is not marked as read/write for the user, at least on
Mac OS X?

Hence even if the user uses sudo to make the change in /usr/share, then
next time a new version is installed, he will lose his changes.

Horkana-users (horkana-users) wrote :

I am reasonably sure there is a place for users to put their
custom markers somewhere in $HOME as you suggest, dont have
it memorised
best bet is to ask on the user mailing list or on IRC at
irc.freenode.net #inkscape

Michga (michga) wrote :

My request was more general, to ensure that the Inkscape Fink package (or
any other one eventually) has this feature, so that users
don't need to change something in /usr/share.

Maybe something like a default markers in /usr/share/inkscape/markers/,
automatically copied at first launch in HOME/.inkscape/
markers or whatever if and only if it does not exist already. And
subsequent loading will load the one in HOME if it exists, otherwise
the one in /usr/share.

This way, the default is memorized, and the customized also.

Ryan Lerch (ryanlerch) on 2008-01-21
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2011-01-12
tags: added: markers
removed: objects-markers
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