This page includes Resources for Creating the Southern Cross Flag
The sheets for printing as colour-in, grid dots sheet and templates for making the Southern Cross Flag have been created made as PDF files. Most computers have program that can open and print them Otherwise they can accessed using Adobe reader. Visit the site and choose the correct version for your device. Other PDF readers may also be suitable.
Inkscape is the Scalable Vector Graphic program used for designing the flags. SVG files have big advantages over many other types of image files because the scale easily without creating jagged lines. Inkscape is a Free and open source vector graphics editor for GNU/Linux, Windows and MacOS X. It offers a rich set of features and is widely used for both artistic and technical illustrations such as cartoons, clip art, logos, typography, diagramming and flowcharting. It uses vector graphics to allow for sharp printouts and renderings at unlimited resolution and is not bound to a fixed number of pixels like raster graphics. Inkscape uses the standardized SVG file format as its main format, which is supported by many other applications including web browsers.
The graph paper or more accurately the grid dot sheet for drawing the flag on an A4 paper were created at this site. The documents generated here are considered to be in the Public Domain. They can be used, shared, and republished without need of permission.
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