Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a family of specifications of an XML-based file format for two-dimensional vector graphics.

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Dedupe drawing objects in SVG/vector graphics files

I have an exported image consisting of ~35000 objects (the only way to get it out of the source application was as a copy-pasted "metafile"). By pasting into libreoffice draw and converting to ...
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Removing personal data from SVG file

For the first time I needed to perform a diff on an SVG file created with Inkscape, because I had a conflict in SVN. While checking the differences, I noticed that the SVG file contains a lot of ...
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Convert svg to eps too big

I need to convert SVG files to EPS Format. My SVG source file has a weight of 2Mo but the EPS Generated has a Weight of 2 GO ! I can't open the destination eps file in illustator maybe because of his ...
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Alternate method to render SVG line art from a script

I want to render a significant number of SVG files (containing line art) to PNG format (and possibly other formats), so I'm planning to write a script to do it for me. The problem is that I need to ...
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Generating array of Coordinates representing a Boundary

In preparation for a "Risk Game" programming project, I thought it would be best if I could represent the boundary of countries on a board by a list of pixel coordinates to create a polygon object. ...
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Combinate several SVG files into frame-based SVG SMIL animation

At first: Yes, i know that frame-based animations are a ineffective way of using vector animations. But just for my curiosity: How can i combinate e.g 25 svg files (frame1.svg,frame2.svg,...) into ...
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Is there a program to move the mouse according to an svg?

Basically, I want a program that will look at an svg, then 'act' it out on a set canvas. For drawing.
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How to make SVG in Inkscape really scalable?

I wanted to know how to make SVG from a raster picture in Inkscape. I am in Wikipedia which uses lot of SVG's so I want to make a few. I know how to track those PNG and export the bitmap results as ...
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unable to rasterize svg with mask

This svg loads in fine in a browser (ffox, chrome, http://jsfiddle.net/9tT6T/), but inkscape and imagemagick just convert this as a white rectangle when exported as a png. How do I rasterize this svg ...
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Firefox: Viewing a specific SVG file turns the system unresponsive

Important: Several SuperUser regulars are currently trying to narrow down the scope and cause of this issue. We are currently seeking willing volunteers to fill out the form here after performing ...
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Use Font Awesome in Inkscape

Is there a way to convert Font Awesome icons to SVG graphics, so that I can use them in Inkscape inside other vector images? Importing Font Awesome to Inkscape for Icon Reference does not help here, ...
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On Linux, how to export .svg files into a vector format readable by Powerpoint?

I am working on a Linux computer, and have a bunch of .svg files. I have to give them to a client who will insert them into a Powerpoint presentation (the client is working on a Windows machine). I am ...
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Break up SVG images and save individually

I have a large SVG file containing a few hundred simple images. Is there any way to open the file, ungroup all the images and then save them all individually, in bulk? I don't want to have to copy ...
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How to skip the import dialog of inkscape in commandline mode

I'm trying to convert DXF-files to SVG. It actually works really fine in command mode. The only thing is that Inkscape displays an import dialog. Since I want to use it on a webserver I cannot skip ...
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What file formats are needed to be able to use our company logo in print and online?

I'm getting a logo made for use online and for print. What file formats should I ask for. The designer is giving me, eps, ai and pdf. Should I also ask for svg? thank you.
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how to see xml coding of SVG image created in inkscape?

I heard that SVG are made of xml and html but software like inkscape are used to create SVG images easily without worrying about Coding in Xml. Hence after creating a SVG image i want to view a xml ...
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Clickable URLs in PDF output created by Inkscape/SVG

I guess the title pretty much describes the problem. I'm using Inkscape to write a SVG document, and convert it to PDF to share on the web (keeping SVG as original file is safer) I have many URLs in ...
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vector quality of svg and pdf

I'm converting pdf files to svg as it is easier to use svg files on webpages. I first thought the quality of svg must be similar to pdf, as they are both vector graphics. However, now I look a ...
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How to open HTML file which contains SVG image in word

I have a HTML page which contains texts and graphs( in SVG) format. When i am trying to open the page in Microsoft MS word then i can see texts but SVG images are not getting imported in MS word. ...
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Inkscape does not open .svg file correctly

I have an svg file that I have created using draw.io on Chrome. When I open it in InkScape the blocks inside the .svg file that have teext in them are not shown correctly and it just shows [object]. ...
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ImageMagick Convert: How to produce sharp resized PNG files from SVG files?

I am using this command to generate a sharp 512px wide version of an SVG file that I have: convert -geometry 256 pinterest.svg pinterest.png This is the source file: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot of a web page as an SVG image?

I have a webpage which is entirely vector-based (text, icon fonts, SVGs, but no PNGs, JPEGs, or GIFs). Is there any way to take a vector screenshot of that webpage and save it as a fully-scalable SVG ...
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Importing Font Awesome to Inkscape for Icon Reference

I use Inkscape to mockup a lot, and I'd like to open the font-awesome svg file so that I can have the icons ready to copy/paste into my mockups. However, upon opening this file, it seems to be empty, ...
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Does SVG automatically resize for retina displays?

I'm trying to make my webpage look great on every device, I have an Retina Macbook 15" and an iPhone 5, and a regular low DPI desktop, so I want it to look as good as possible on all of them, and I ...
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Inkscape rotation unexpectedly modifies rectangle coordinates

I use Inkscape to create levels for my game. My problem is: I create rectangle and when I want to rotate it, it is changing the (x,y) position of the rectangle. Here is a video of the coordinates ...
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Converting large SVG to PNG file

So I have a 16mb SVG file with about 30,000 nodes and I've been trying to convert it to a 10,000x10,000 png image. I tried a lot of stuff and the closest I got was with inkscape, but it got some weird ...
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How do you get evince to display svgs?

Evince does not support svgs on its own, however I have the following situation: Ubuntu 11.04 / Evince 2.32.0 Ubuntu 11.10 / Evince 3.2.1 Debian 7.0 / Evince 3.4.0 Now, the odd thing is, on 1. I ...
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SVG embedding not working after Libreoffice upgrade from 3.6 to 4

I used LibreOffice 3.6 to create some documents with some SVG images (insert -> image). When I open now these documents in LibreOffice 4, the SVG images are not shown. Is there some bug in LibreOffice ...
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How to view and search in SVG on GNU/Linux in a good way?

There are already some more or less generic like (Eye of Gnome) and specialized (rsvg-display) viewers that work on Linux. I find them not good enough hovewer, especially for viewing big things like ...
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Windows 8 RT Internet Explorer- SVG plugin?

My current company is using a GIS firm that requires us to web-interface with it specifically with 'Internet Explorer' and with the 'current' 6/7 year old Adobe SVG Plugin. I've thrown every ...
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Convert gif to svg using inkscape

Is there any way to convert a gif file to svg using command line inkscape? I would like to convert the gif to a "real" svg but bot just embed the gif into the svg. Or any other command line tool to do ...
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Program to render large SVG files

I am trying to view a large SVG files (about 20 MB). I tried using squiggle from batik, but it has been rendering for at least 20 minutes without producing any results. A similar file about half the ...
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Make a space character in Inkscape SVG font editor?

When using Inkscape to make SVG fonts, I'm just curious if there's a way to make blank characters - characters that are just space. Inkscape requires that you press [get curves from selection] for a ...
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How do you preserve element id's when editing an SVG in Adobe Illustrator?

I am working on a process in which we will generate SVG's with id's on certain elements. I want to be able to edit the SVG in Adobe Illustrator. However, I found that when I edit the file in ...
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“Bake” an SVG image into a PNG at a given resolution?

I'm on Linux and I'd like to take an SVG file and bake it into a PNG file at a given resolution (scaling). Is there a way to do this quickly and effectively from the command line? I'm looking for ...
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How to convert fxg to svg?

I need to convert fxg files to svg. How can I do that? They are similar formats. I am wondering if there are any tools that will convert from one to another.
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Illustrator: Process SVGs without resizing

I have a simple SVG of shapes that I wish to process using Adobe Illustrator (to merge some adjacent shapes). Unfortunately, when I save the processed shapes as SVG again, the size of the image has ...
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Batch convert svg to ico, specifying size?

In Windows, I have a GNOME icon theme in the svg format; several svg files residing within subfolders. Is there a way, on the command line, to convert these to ico files with the same name in the same ...
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How to convert OmniGraffle files to a non-proprietary format [closed]

I have inherited a bunch of graphs in OmniGraffle format which I need to edit. I do not have access to a Mac, and I have no desire to buy OmniGraffle either. I've looked at the .graffle files which ...
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Convert SVG that has an Arabic text to png (or any raster)

I have an SVG file which has Arabic texts. When I tried to convert it to a raster format Arabic text became unicode signs. Latin letters are allright. I tried imageMagick and rsvg-convert. Both are ...
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How do I exclude invisible layers from SVG code?

In Illustrator, when I save a file as an SVG, the code includes everything on the artboard, even layers that are not visible. How do I save SVGs which ONLY include visible layers?
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How can I scale an SVG via command line?

An SVG has these properties, that determine its size: width="146.91299pt" height="78.079002pt" viewBox="0 0 146.913 78.079" I would like to scale a given SVG to a with of 400pt by command line ...
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Command line tool to convert SVG to EMF (Enhanced Metafile)

I know I can use Save as in Inkscape to convert from SVG to Enhanced Metafile (EMF). But if I have several files this is a bit cumbersome. Is there a command line tool I could use instead?
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Print SVG file correctly scaled

I've developed an SVG file using Inkscape. The object is 16cm large, but when I print it from Inkscape, it is just ~3cm small. How to print an SVG file correctly scaled?
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Vector graphics formats: SVG , EPS or PDF [closed]

How does the vector graphics formats svg , eps and pdf compare against each other(Quality, filesize etc)? If I can generate(eg matplotlib) plot in any of the above formats, which format should I ...
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Export Excel graphs as vector graphics files (e.g. SVGs)?

How can I export a graph generated in Excel as an editable vector graphics file, e.g. a SVG? When I right click on a graph in Excel the 'Save as Picture...' option only gives non-vector formats (like ...
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Need to convert SVG, EPS or PDF to Photoshop custom shape

I have an object in vector in SVG, EPS and PDF formats. I need any of them to be imported to Adobe Photoshop as a custom vector shape. How can I do that? Thanks a lot in advance
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how to rotate an SVG file 90 degrees?

I printed out a diagram from MATLAB and it's rotated 90 degrees clockwise from where it should be. Is there software that can help me fix this and rotate an SVG file? I tried tweaking the SVG ...
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Illustrator SVG how can I use only absolute coordinates

I cant anywhere find how to set in Illustrator that I want to use SVG in ONLY ABSOLUTE coordinates. I found a lot of stuff about Inkscape as easy as this: Change the preferences for 'SVG Output > ...
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How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux

How do I convert and SVG (containing a a few words of latin text and some simple vector graphics) to a PDF on Linux? I tried Inkscape 0.47 on Ubuntu Lucid, but it moves some sub-graphics randomly, ...