July 31, 2008

Shiny buttons in Inkscape

Switch on the grid

Create a rectangle

Press F2 and grab the circle grip and drag to make it rounded

Make another rectangle , fill it with white and a gradient from white to transparent

Switch of the stroke

Copy the original rectangle and lower to bottom

Change it's color , switch of the stroke and add transparency

Add some text

Export as a png

You can change the color of the first rectangle and get a variety of colors.

The svg file can be downloaded here .

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