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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Are there programs to create and edit SVG animations?

Looks like there is a standard open format for vector animation: SVG. How to create and edit such files? I expect something like Blender with keyframes and curve editor. Inkscape does not seem to ...
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Convert animated SVG to movie

I have an animated SVG and would like to turn it into a movie (a series of pictures would also do). The animation plays in webkit browsers (Safari, Chrome) and in Batik's squiggle). I tried capturing ...
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How to extract an embedded image from a SVG file?

I have a SVG file that contains at least one embedded JPG/PNG image inside. I want to extract the JPG/PNG images from that SVG file and save them on disk. I'm adding the inkscape tag as it is the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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 can I batch convert SVG files containing text to PDF files (specifically on CentOS 5.3 x86_64)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux I would like to programatically convert SVG files to PDF files. However, the SVG files contain text that must be searchable in ...
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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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HTML to SVG conversion?

I would like to convert some somewhat straightforward web pages (no javascript, minimal CSS) into SVG for archiving. I am wondering if there is a suggested tool or workflow for this conversion? My ...
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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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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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A command-line tool to convert SWF to SVG?

I need to convert a whole bunch of static SWFs to SVGs and I was hoping that there was some sort of command line tool I could use so I could script it with PowerShell. Does anyone know of such an ...
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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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Adobe Illustrator can't open SVG file

I have a generated SVG file which for some reason won't open in Adobe Illustrator when I serve the file content from my ASP.net application, but if I were to write this generated file directly to the ...
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SVG Not Displaying Completely in Chrome/Firefox

Why is this SVG image not displaying properly in Chrome or Firefox? It displays as expected in IE 9. I tested this in Firefox 5 and 6 and Chrome 13, 14, and 15--all on Windows. I'll test Linux and ...
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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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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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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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Is there a command-line application for converting a one-frame Flash movie to SVG?

Is there a command-line application for conversion of a one-frame Flash movie to SVG? This project doesn't contain any files.
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Good application to render or convert SVG files to other file formats [closed]

I need to render SVG files to other file formats (.png, for example.) What's a good application for performing that render or conversion? Specifically, I need an application that runs on Windows. ...
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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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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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Viewing SVG images on a Windows 7 64-bit machine

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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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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Inkscape: what are “line” objects?

What is a "line" object in Inkscape? Drawing lines in Inkscape is by using the tool "Draw Bezier curves and straight lines (Shift+F6)". This creates objects of another type, "path". Using Inkscape: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 > ...