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

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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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free linux command line tool to convert SVG to PDF and/or some commonly-used bitmap format?

Is there a free linux command line tool to convert SVG to PDF and/or some commonly-used bitmap format (for example PNG)?
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Command-line application for converting SVG to PNG on Mac OS X

Are there any command-line programs that can convert an SVG to PNG, that run on Mac OS X? Edit: Dylan B had a good answer with ImageMagick. For reference, to install ImageMagick with SVG support on ...
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How to view an SVG image on Mac OSX?

I'm working with a bioinformatics visualization tool, which saves a biological pathway as an SVG image. I now want to view the SVG image... but am having some trouble doing so. I tried opening it as ...
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How to Enforce Relative File Paths

When linking to PNG raster graphics from Inkscape SVG documents, it seems that Inkscape always insists on writing the absolute path to the PNG graphic to the file. This has many disadvantages (which, ...
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I am unable to convert make a svg file from PSD

I have a psd file, which is has several layers. I took layer which I wanted duplicated to it to a new file( ctrl+n). Then saved the file as .png. Now I opened that png file in adobe, converted it to ...
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How to get SVG thumbnails in Windows Explorer?

I can open them in browser just OK, but how can I have thumbnails in the Windows Explorer? Edit: I installed Renesis Player as suggested by this answer, but it does not work for me, probably because ...
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Why firefox SVG coordinates model differs from IE and Chrome? [closed]

See the following jsfiddle which is supposed to represent a simple Facebook logo in SVG. https://jsfiddle.net/z3uqf8dx/ Can anybody please explain to me why is Firefox rendering the y="6" inside the ...
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How can I make a TTF font out of SVG graphics?

I have a series of numbers 0-9 as SVG graphics. I'd like to be able to reference them in my app as TTF font. I've never made a font before and am having trouble finding a solution to this. How can I ...
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Insert SVG directly into Microsoft Publisher without converting file format

How can I insert an SVG image into a Microsoft Publisher 2010 document as a vector image without having to first convert it to a bitmap format like PNG? Copying and pasting an SVG file into a ...
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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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Get vector graphics (svg, pdf) page size (width, height) in different units via command line?

Basically, I would like to find out the image size (and possibly, any special boxes) in different units (points, pixels, centimeters) from the command line. As an example here, I have produced an SVG ...
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Converting between EPS and SVG format

What is the best way to convert from an EPS formatted vector graphic to an SVG formatted graphic using only freely available tools?
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Installing RSVG on a Mac

I've already installed rsvg-convert once in a Mac, but it was using pkg-config, and now I'm trying to insert RSVG inside my own app. RSVG has many dependences, which probably should also be inside my ...
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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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Which SVG features are supported by Illustrator?

Illustrator is able to open SVGs and save files as SVGs, but I've noticed that certain SVG features that are included in the spec -- especially styles like @font-face w/ base-64 content and path fill ...
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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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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, ...
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Inserting Inkscape SVG drawing with colour gradient fill into Word 2013

I am trying to plug a drawing in Inkscape SVG format into a .docx Word 2013 file. Using the solution posted under Inserting SVG files in a Microsoft Word document, I am not able to maintain the ...
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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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Convert text to SVG/vector in a Word document (custom fonts)

I have a couple of custom fonts which I would like to use in a handout I am sending out. However, as a base font I use a custom font that other users will not have installed. Is it possible to embed ...
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Export custom Google Maps view to vector Format

I have created a custom Google Map including some markers. Now I'd like to export this map as vector Format, including the copyright notices, for printing them at a higher quality as my PNG screenshot ...
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How to get openclipart support for inkscape?

There was a menu entry to import svg from openclipart.org in older Inkscape versions. But I can not find it in Inkscape 0.48.5 r10040 on a gentoo system. Is it required to install further ...
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Is there a way to open/import an SVG file with Photoshop CS2 or CS3?

Title pretty much says it all... Is there a way to open/import an SVG file with Photoshop CS2 or CS3? I am on Mac OS X but cross platform solutions are preferred. Illustrator can open SVG files, so I ...
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Specific vector graphic format needed

I need a vector graphic format which must meet the following requirements: Is displayed consistently by different web browsers Has an editor program which starts quickly and is able to VERY EASILY ...
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GTK can not load image from icon theme

I have always used the Numix theme and icons at my system, both home and at work. I have never ever had any problem. But, someday, without any interference, somehow they stopped working. Absolutely ...
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Illustrator CS4: SVG Export error “Transforms are Expanded”?

I get the following error when trying to save my image to SVG (via "Save Copy As"): Transforms are expanded. When I try to load the SVG in another program, all I get is a blank canvas. I ultimately ...
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Control SVG component css attributes when using use xlink?

I have an SVG added inline to my HTML like so: <body> <svg version="1.1" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" x="0px" y="0px" viewBox="0 0 256 ...
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Cannot open SVG file, but see it in preview (OS X)

I have a "broken" SVG file. When i want to open it with Preview or Illustrator, i get an error message: But i am able to see it in QuickLook in OS X: and also within the Finder: I ...
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Convert animated SVG to animated GIF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert animated SVG to movie Is it possible to convert an animated SVG-image to an animated GIF? I have seen this question Convert animated SVG to movie but "Squiggle" ...
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windows command line to open several .svg with inkview

I find convenient to use Inscape to design SlideShows. I usually export and assemble to .pdf and show with Adobe Reader. But despite InkView is intended to that use with full screen mode and ...
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Resampling embedded raster images in SVG

I have a batch of SVG files with embedded, high-res PNG images. The PNG files have been resized considerably smaller (via transform, matrix, etc). What is the best way to resample these embedded ...
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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 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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SVG exported to EMF loses precision, but exported as PNG looks fine

I am Windows desktop programmer that needs to convert certain SVG into EMF in order to use it for programming. My graphics design skills are at beginner level, but I have managed to convert SVG file ...
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Add text via command line inkscape

I'm attempting to write a script that adds text to an svg image at a certain location. I'm aware that Inkscape has a very robust command interface but there doesn't seem to be much in the way of ...
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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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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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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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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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Garbled Chinese characters in inkscape SVG file

The linked directory in this github repository contains a file chinese.svg that I originally made using inkscape on a linux machine. The drawing contains Chinese characters. If I open it on my current ...
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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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Batch convert SVG images to desired size PNG or ICO

I have bunch of SVG icons that I'd like to use for my application to be developed in VB.Net 2010, and since it has no support to handle SVG icons, I need to convert those icons into either PNG or ICO, ...
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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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Huge discrepancy in Inkscape file size

When using Inkscape to create many pictures with common elements across them, I tend to copy the first SVG file I have created as many times as I need pictures, and then edit the copies. If I reuse ...
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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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Is it possible to embed or link one inkscape SVG document inside another one?

I'd like to take one small SVG file (created with Inkscape), and embed or link it into another (bigger) one. When displayed by a browser I hope to see the smaller one show up inside some placeholder ...
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Converting Photoshop .CSH files to .SVG or .EPS. Possible?

excuse my total ignorance, but does anyone know if it might be possible to convert Photoshop's .CSH files (Custom Shape Format) to standard .SVG or .EPS files? They're both Vector shapes, so it seems ...
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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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Generating SVG from LaTeX (tikz)?

How can I generate an SVG image from a LaTeX file - more precisely, a tikz diagram? I'm working in Windows.