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

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Automate placing custom svg inside template svg for printing a variety of posters

I have to print a number of different posters, each with a template and then a custom graphic within a container. If I can get the id of the container within inkscape, how can I script cycling through ...
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Cairo Converts SVG to Black and White

I am trying to convert an SVG into a PDF on the command line but both svg2pdf and cairosvg result in black and white images (the original is in colour). $ identify original.svg original.svg SVG 31x40 ...
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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 change an image resolutionwith Inkscape

I'd like to know how can I change the pixel resolution of a SVG image made with Inkscape. I've designed a square logo with a dimension of 25x25 millimeters, and when I saved it I noticed that the ...
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How to export Animated SVG file from Adobe After Effects?

I am working on a text animation in Adobe After Effects and I want to export my animation as an Animated SVG so that I can use it on my website and Mobile Apps. Does anyone know to do that?
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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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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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How can I save a website as a vector graphic?

I'm looking for a solution to save a single web page or a section of it as a vector graphic in my latex document. Do you know a tool, trick or service which helps to do this?
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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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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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Is there a way to force Illustrator to open a downloaded SVG (rather than the browser)?

I have Illustrator set as the default for all SVGs but whenever I download an SVG, when I click on the download inside the browser, the browser opens the SVG in a new tab. So the only way to open the ...
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Converting from EPS to 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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Way to get average Pixelvalue of a picture segment defined by geometric object/path?

Is there a (simple) way to get the average value for pixels 'behind' geometric objects? I want to do some mosaic-style path and determine colors for each tile based on a raster/pixel image. ...
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Did anyone manage to import an Inkscape saved SVG into Gliffy?

Drag and drop does not work for me. The image is just a black box then. Tried with Internet Explorer and Firefox.
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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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PDF to SVG conversion with grouping and proper text conversion

I am looking into converting a large pdf file into svg (in order to create a web animation with java-script). I tried various methods which are available on my system: Conversion with a tool called ...
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How can I convert SVG images to Windows ICO or Mac ICN icons?

I'd like to convert svg icons to windows icons and mac icons. A free option would be the best.
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Make PNG image out of SVG Font

I am using SVG font for icons in my website, this is what it currently looks like: I need to make an image out of this, so I can set the icon of the website <link rel="shortcut icon" href="path ...
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SVG gradient does not yield correct start and end colours

I have a linear gradient from #F1BC6D to #EA5D49. But the rendered colours are not close to these start and stop values. Why? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?> <svg ...
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Circular, brushed metal effect in InkScape?

Does anyone know how to make a circular, brushed metal surface with InkScape? I don't need the "cloud" shape, just the metal background.
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Simple animation program?

I am very good with Inkscape, the open source SVG drawing tool. I am looking for something similar in terms of animation - I'd like to do simple things like animate a circle growing, a ball falling, a ...
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How to export two SVG shapes that match

I've got a problem with exporting SVG files. I've got two separate paths in Illustrator, each with the same amount of points. I'm trying to morph them by an SVG animation, but they don't morph. It's ...
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Print a huge SVG

I use Google Chrome to view a 1178x5408 .svg file. It includes a lot of small "subgraphics" (screenshots of dialogs, connected by arrows .. think "wizard"), the whole thing is created by graphviz. ...
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Generated element with Inkscape?

I'd like to create a generated element with inscape. For example consider this element: It is composed of multiple shapes and texts. It should have these generation properties: position, size (as ...
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JPEG vs PNG vs BMP vs GIF vs SVG

I would like to know which one of these formats requires less memory for the same quality of the picture, and what are the main differences between these formats.
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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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SVG: Automatically generate distinct objects for areas surrounded by intersecting paths

Given is a SVG definition of intersecting paths. Is there a tool, e.g. an Inkscape addon, that can identify all path part combinations that surround and therefore define areas? Think of a map where ...
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how to generate a graph with asciidoc?

I was checking out this asciidoc tutorial and really liked the graph at a,b,c,d so i create such a file with that ascii text 1.ad went ahead and installed asciidoctor chrome extension but it just ...
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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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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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Inkscape - save as PDF destroys patterns

When trying to save a copy to PDF (and also in print to file) the resulted file are broken. For example: if my pattern is small red dots, the pattern in the PDF are chunks of squares with small red ...
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Tried to AirDrop SVG to iPhone; seemed to succeed, but cannot locate file

I tried to transfer an SVG file from my MacBook Pro to my iPhone 5S using AirDrop. I saw an alert screen on my iPhone that the transfer was incoming and then a screen that said Done very briefly, but ...
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Viewing SVG images on a Windows 7 64-bit machine [closed]

I want to view SVG images on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I tried Adobe's plug-in, but it doesn't work. Is there a freeware application which I can use to view SVG images on Windows 7 64-bit?
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Why does Sketch App mangle certain svgs when imported?

I have 2 svgs that look exactly the same on the web and in Illustrator. One of them has been run through a minify script. You can take a look at these 2 svgs and the code on codepen As you can see, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...