inkview man page

Inkview — an SVG slideshow program.


"inkview [options] [filename ...]"


Inkview is a slideshow program which uses SVG files. One or more FILES may be specified on the command-line and the slideshow will consist of the files supplied on the command line in the given order.


    Left or Page Up: show previous slide
    Right, Page Down, or space bar: show next slide
    Up: go to first slide
    Down: go to last slide
    Escape, q or Q: quit
    F11: go to fullscreen mode/revert back to window mode
    Return: pop up window with slide buttons (first, prev, next, last)


You can use the command

    inkview B</usr/share>/inkscape/examples/*.svg*

to browse through the examples included in the inkscape package.


There are no options yet.


    add a default SVG for when a document does not load.
    add a usage/help command line switch

See Also

inkscape and the inkview related part of the inkscape wiki:




Johan Ceuppens

This codebase owes its existence to a large number of contributors throughout its various incarnations.  See inkscape(1) for more information.

This man-page was written by Wolfram Quester <wolfi@mittelerde.physik.uni\>, and converted to POD format by Bryce Harrington <>.


2018-12-04 0.92.3 Inkscape Commands Manual