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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 to control and/or handle pathological grouping in Inkscape?

I create PDFs using LaTeX (background here) and I get weird grouping in Inkscape (1.0) when importing those PDFs. When importing via the UI, I get deeply nested structures (unusable): When ...
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MS PowerPoint distorted an imported svg image

I have created an SVG image via Inkspace and I imported it in Powerpoint via drag and drop. I have resized and cropped it as well. I opened the PowerPoint file which included the SVG after some days ...
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How to crop SVG?

How do you crop all empty space from an SVG file, specifically from the command line? I have several SVG files formatted to the standard A2 letter document size, and I need to bulk crop them down so ...
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Why SVG viewer extension fails to show preview of SVG files in windows explorer?

After following the answer on how to get SVG thumbnails in windows explorer 1: How to get SVG thumbnails in Windows Explorer?, there are still problems which hinders the preview of the SVG icons in ...
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How to retain color when using Potrace?

I have a .ppm file which is colored and when I am running Potrace: potrace -s file.ppm It returns only a white and black .svg file. If I do it on inkspace it keeps the colors. If it helps this is ...
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SGV vector graphics edition: How can I make a boolean in vectr without loosing the bezier definition?

In vectr.com I am able to make a diff between two bezer-based objects. It maintains the original two objects in memory and you are able to edit both (minuend and substraend) by editing the bezier's ...
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Word document doesn't show SVG elements with url function

When inserting an SVG file into a Microsoft Word document, elements with an url function are ignored. Consider this simple SVG: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <!DOCTYPE svg PUBLIC "-...
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Inkscape: save svg file without pretty print?

I have an SVG file created from Powerpoint that I now want to edit in Inkscape. When opening and saving that file in Inkscape, with no modification, the file size goes from 120kB to 170kB (I'm saving ...
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Inkscape: cloning object to other file

Is object cloning (Alt+D) between files possible in Inkscape/SVG?
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How to convert the svg outcome to png?

I am using this package to generate a sequence diagram https://github.com/francoislaberge/diagrams Here is a very simple sequence diagram file: Alice->Bob:Hello I ran this command diagrams ...
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Inkscape: Convert fill pattern to path

How can I convert a fill pattern, e.g. 'wavy' to a path, so I can edit it as a path, change colour, etc.? I tried Path > Object to Path, it doesn't do anything. I also tried tricks, like export to PDF,...
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Microsoft Office Word 365 Border around SVG graphics

I have exported my Illustrator file as an SVG and successfully imported it in Word 365. Now I want to create a black border around the graphic (in word). Whenever I try to do so it just changes the ...
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Using SVG package in Latex on macOS Catalina

Compilation fails because inkscape: command not found. But I'm able to convert svg manually in terminal The following command works 👍 and produce the img.pdf file. inkscape img.svg --export-type=...
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SVG not visible with android (cordova)

I am making a web game. Concerning the GUI, I decided to use HTML instead of canvas. Running the application from web browsers on computer works like a charm. However, after to deploy it with cordova, ...
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Is it possible to copy SVG 'objects' from a web page into a drawing program?

I've been using http://www.webgraphviz.com/ to generate some graphs. That page works by dynamically rendering SVG into the HTML of the same page. I'd like to be able to copy or extract the SVG ...
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rsvg-convert rescaling ends up embedding image

I am trying to rescale the following svg image (stackoverflow.svg) <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?> <!-- Generator: Adobe Illustrator 19.0.0, SVG Export Plug-In . SVG Version: 6....
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Manually creating animation path for PPTX in XML from SVG

I'm trying to find documentation for how a custom path animation is stored within an unpacked pptx file. I have renamed the file to a .zip extention and extracted everything. Inside the slide1.xml ...
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Font names aren't aligning between SVG and TTF files?

I downloaded a "Fredoka One" font here: https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Fredoka+One?selection.family=Fredoka+One and installed the TTF file on my system (ie mv FredoakOne-Regular.ttf ~/.fonts/, and ...
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Inkscape: Complete Path with Object

Example: I have a Circle and on top of that a Path. The Path touches the Circle at both Ends and forms some shape inside the circle. I now want to complete the Shape with the Edge of the Circle so ...
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Converting Pivot Charts to svg format

Hi so I was wondering if it's possible to somehow convert a pivot chart to an svg format. By that I mean somehow keeping the functionalities of the pivot chart in place so that the chart would change ...
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SVG Selenium Xpath locator

I am trying to get the xpath of svg element structured as r multiple rows in g tags having circles. I am using //*[local-name()='svg']//*[local-name()='circle' and @id='xxx'] to get the element by ...
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Firefox CSS / SVG filters don't show up

I'm trying to determine why Firefox is not displaying any CSS filters (or SVG), for example just visit the doc below, can someone let me know if there is a setting to enable? https://developer....
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How to enable svg preview in file explorer?

I want to preview .svg files in file explorer. I've been trying to use the file explorer extension available here in github, but to no avail. My Windows version is Windows 10 Home (more specifically, ...
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Can I not insert a QR-Code as a .svg in a PowerPoint Presentation?

I have an Illustration (created with Adobe Illustrator) which has a QR-Code on it. When I export this as an .svg, I can open it in Internet Explorer or any photo viewer and it looks just as I want it ...
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How can I convert all .svg files in a directory to .pdf on Linux in the commandline

When I have a directory full of .svg files, e.g. from Inkscape, how is it possible to convert them to .pdf files? Similar to this approach for a single file, but as a batch command for a whole ...
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Shrink (scale) an SVG image via command line, while preserving its size

How can I shrink the content within an SVG file from the command line? I'd like the output to have the same default width and height, but be smaller. I'd also like for the scaling to be relative to ...
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assoc-ftype does not work properly on windows 10

I'm trying to associate .svg files to open with Inkscape's inkview.exe. Not being able to do so through conventional methods I'm trying the command line. What I did: ran assoc .svg= and assoc .svgz= ...
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How to convert pdf back to vsd ( pdf was created by visio)

I have examined the asked questions about this topic already, and tried to use inkspace program to convert pdf to svg. After that I ımported svg to visio but it did not work well because it imported ...
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SVG import: Embedded/linked images at the wrong place

I am using InkScape to draw an SVG and want to make it "printable" with that tutorial: https://www.klaasnotfound.com/2016/06/05/creating-cmyk-prepress-pdfs-with-inkscape-and-scribus/ Unfortunately, ...
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Windows 10, High contrast theme & Firefox - does not show some images

When using high contrast theme on Windows 10, Firefox can use this setting and I find it very useful feature as I can set the background color globally. But there are some issues with images in ...
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Converting a font from SVG to SBIX

I've created a colored SVG font in the TTF container file using this project: https://github.com/eosrei/twemoji-color-font However, macOS and iOS only support SBIX fonts, not SVG. They end up showing ...
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Why can some characters in this SVG not be found or browsed (searching with Ctrl+F) in Firefox and Safari on macOS but works on other browsers?

I reproduced this bug on two different computers (both running macOS High Sierra). On one of them, I performed a clean install Mozilla Firefox for the first time, just to test this bug. The version of ...
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Why do some viewers/editors not properly open this SVG file?

Consider this SVG file (box.com link; I can't upload it here.) It has a "checked" or "marked-v" symbol, black on transparency. The weird thing is, some viewers show it properly, while others show it ...
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Does Word class SVG images as text and therefore limit to file size of 32mb?

I have been happily producing Technical drawings and dropping them into a Word document. All was going well until i reached around 23mb (properties) file size. Now the file crashes every time i try to ...
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Importing data from svg website with excel vba

Hi everyone im trying to import a table from a website that I think is SVG. The table I'm trying to import is this one http://clubelo.com/2018-02-11/Results All I have is a basic code to import ...
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Is is possible to zoom beyond the limits in Internet Explorer?

Im using IE to view a large svg file and would like to see the whole image. However IE has a limit of 10% on zooming out, and at that level its still too close to see whole image. Is it possible to ...
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How can I have an InkScape project exported to PDF or SVG with links still attached in the output (I am on Linux)?

I have pretty big SVG in InkScape (3000px by 2000px). I want to put links to some objects in the SVG. I have tried to look for PDF editor that can annotate with link in Linux. There are none (tried ...
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How to export an minified/optimized svg from Inkscape?

I'm using Inkscape to create and manipulate SVGs. Later I use this files in my websites. Unfortunately Inkscape produces a really messy SVG, even I select Plain SVG in the save dialog. How can I ...
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How do I get Chrome to open local SVG files instead of downloading?

Much like https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21531061/image-url-downloads-the-image-instead-of-displaying-it I have a Chrome browser that refuses to display local SVG files rather than dowloading ...
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Converting word to pdf with svg inside, file provided

I have already asked this question once, but cannot access the account to provide a download link. Here it is now: https://uploadfiles.io/x507b I don't have any expensive adobe programmes or anything ...
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How to add a comment in a SVG file using Inkscape?

I am using Inkscape to create SVG files. Is it possible to put a comment in a SVG file? For example I want to leave a comment to mention the licence of the file (which is Creative Commons). And then, ...
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Convert SVG image to PNG with magnification

How ca I convert a SVG image to a PNG image with magnification and without pixelation? I have tried to open with Paint.NET (with a plugin) and GIMP but I did not succeed. The final image is not ...
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How to generate a SVG without embedded images

I'm using Photoshop to convert images to SVG, but I need a flexible SVG file, I don't want embedded images. My images need to stay in another path, that SVG which will refer and to include. Can I can ...
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SVG linear gradient displayed differently by different software when x2 attribute is not present

I’ve recently imported and edited a file in Inkscape. I saved the image as “optimized SVG” in Inkscape, but when I opened the resulting file in different programs, some displayed it the same as ...
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How can I save a Google map as a SVG image?

I want to convert the image here: http://scimaps.org/maps/map/map_of_complexity_sc_154/detail to a SVG or PDF file. Using print from Firefox doesn't work. What are my options?
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How to turn this XML into a usable SVG?

Working with a legacy application, I have XML for two SVG images used in the application. I need to extract these images into proper .svg files. <symbol id="icon-dizzy-somewhat" viewBox="0 0 1024 ...
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Inkscape x64 cannot export pdf with text

I am using export in 'Inkscape 0.91 x64' and C# to convert an SVG file to PDF. But when I input svg file contain text, out pdf file be blank. I don't know why. Please help me explain and help me fix ...
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Best way to view white SVG on Windows

SVG can be readily viewed in Edge browser. However white SVG on white browser background aren't good to see. Do I need to install an external program for this or am I missing a setting?
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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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How to change an image resolution with 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 ...