Since the Paint Bucket Tool uses pixels to calculate the area to be enclosed, Inkscape will clip the region offscreen to prevent the number of pixels that go into the filling algorithm from becoming too large. If this happens you can either zoom out to do the fill or you can do the fill in pieces. By holding the Shift down while clicking you can add to an existing fill. Unfortunately, this can lead to rendering artifacts between adjacent pieces even though they are part of the same path. Two solutions: 1. Set the Grow/shrink by parameter to 0.10. This will ensure a slight overlap during the filling process. The overlap is removed in the unioning step. 2. Use the Node Tool to adjust the nodes to overlap areas and then use the → (Ctrl++) command to remove the overlap.
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