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Use this tag for general questions about how vector graphics work. Vector graphics are made up of mathematical primitives like points, lines, curves and polygons constructed from these primitives.

Vector graphics are a way of representing images using basic geometric shapes like lines, curves, circles, and polygons. Because these shapes are defined mathematically, they can be scaled up and down infinitely without losing fidelity or readability.

Related tags

  • : Scalable Vector Graphics, a common file format for vector graphics
  • : Adobe Illustrator, a commercial vector graphics editor
  • : Inkscape, an open-source vector graphics editor
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