Corner-aligned dashed lines in Inkscape

Does anyone know how to create corner-aligned dashed lines in Inkscape?
I am looking for a similar feature that exists in Adobe Illustrator (see
I am not able to find this feature or a workaround in Inkscape version 0.91.

Thank you in advance,


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The SVG working group proposed the property stroke-dashcorner in their draft for upcoming SVG versions. The property does what you want, but is (as far as I know) not supported by any SVG renderer yet. Maybe in the future …

At the moment, I only see two options:

  1. Play with the dash offset (as Paolo suggested).
  2. Draw the corner dashes manually.

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