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December 05, 2018, 01:19:25 PM
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jrs808

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I'm using the Knot Path Effect to produce a woven appearance in a path as in the attached example. It seems to work well, but I would like the path caps where the path is broken to have the same angle as the segment where it breaks. I'm pretty new to Inkscape. Any suggestions?
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December 05, 2018, 04:17:42 PM
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Moini

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This isn't possible currently. You can make a feature request for it at https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape .

December 05, 2018, 11:35:27 PM
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If you want to draw something smooth I'd suggest using overlapping and z-order trickery as a start.
Here is an example.

December 07, 2018, 01:23:09 AM
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Welcome to the forum!

It's not possible using the path effect.  But you could convert it back to a regular path, and edit the ends manually.  Compared to using the path effect, it would be relatively time-consuming.  But it's entirely possible!

I would use guides and snapping to keep the proportions and angles correct.  I could make a little video to show, if you like.
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December 10, 2018, 08:39:52 AM
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Thanks for the constructive replies. I've submitted a feature request as Moini suggested. In the short term, I can make do with round caps to mimic the appearance I want.
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