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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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Inkscape: joining arcs and curves

I saw a similar question answered about 10 years ago. But I can't get it to work. I want to join an elliptic arc to a bezier curve so they are a single path. I know SVG supports this. I want to use ...
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Can I make Figma export to SVG by default?

I frequently export objects from Figma to SVG, for use on the web. Figma defaults to PNG which obviously looks poor when zoomed in. Can I make Figma default to SVG so I don't have to select the output ...
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Extract Object from multi-object svg file

So, I bought a set of beautiful web vector buttons from istockphoto. Now I have a single svg file, where all the buttons are lumped together. How can I extract the individual buttons from the file?
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Why are matplotlib labels not editable in inkscape?

There is a related question here. I generate a graph using the following code: import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt WALK_LENGTH = 1_000 random_signs = np.random.choice([-1,1], ...
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How do I add commas to a coordinate string?

I have a text file of coordinates that goes like this: x1 y1 x2 y2 x3 y3... and I want to add a comma after every y value. Every value is separated by just a space. So essentially I want to replace ...
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Import SVG in MS Word for Mac with current version, viewing with older version

I have some SVG figures and I find that MS Word for Mac, version 16.16.10 (copyright 2018), can import SVG successfully. So far, so good. Are older versions of MS Word, for any platform, able to view ...
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Is there a way to convert svg to eps on Linux?

I'm using Inkscape to do graphic design on Linux and I'm quite happy with it and svg files. Unfortunately, a client requests an eps file. The designed logo contains gradients and the client also asked ...
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How to convert svg to png with ffmpeg?

Is there a way to convert svg files to png using ffmpeg on Windows 10 64bit? I obviously tried ffmpeg -i "file.svg" "file.png" and it doesn't work by default. Perhaps there is ...
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Why svg icons takes so many space on disk? [duplicate]

I have an icon: Windows says that the size of the file is 575 byte, while size on disk is 4 096 byte which is about 7 times more. Can somebody explain why so?
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Why does InkScape apparently produce incorrect SVG files, and how to fix it?

After making a logo in InkScape 1.0.1 (also tried with 1.0.2, the latest version), "Save as" optimized SVG, it produces an .svg file which renders in my browser but fails validation with the ...
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Display a tooltip onmouseover in Inkscape-generated image

I'd like a tooltip with some text to be displayed when mouse is over some graphical element in a media I create with Inkscape, ideally a PDF, but I could use an SVG. I believe this is possible, since ...
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Preserve SVG after PDF export from Word

Whenever I need to create a template for business documents (e. g. concept papers or documentation), I have to place some generic graphics such as the company's logo here and there. Since Microsoft ...
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Converting SVG 1.1 to 1.0?

Ok, so using draw.io desktop, I start a new Blank diagram, and draw just a single textbox with two lines of text inside: Then I do File/Export as/SVG..., choose Zoom 100%, uncheck "Include a ...
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Display hidden group of SVG on hover on another group

I have created a svg map with markers and address boxed on such markers. <g id=marker> ... </g> // Marker <g id=address_box>...</g> // Adress Box then I have hidden the ...
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Can't able to see SVG image in WIN10 with 1909 version

Previously I am using WIN 10 with 1809 version at that time I am able to see svg images in IE. Whenever my system got updated to 1909 version, I am not able to see the svg image in IE.
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SVG Export - Line Patterns not showing

I am using visio to create technical drawings. My further workflow depends on using the svg export of this drawing. However, I stumbled into the following problem. The custom line patterns are not ...
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SVG clipPath sometimes clips in Windows & IE but not in Chrome/Edge/Firefox?

Here's an example some SVG - with a yellow ring shown next to a red semi-circle. The semi-circle is then transformed and used as a clipPath to hide some of the yellow ring - leaving an arc. It works ...
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Is it glut able to output font files?

Currently I'm converting png's to svgs and creating a font from the svgs, which takes a lot of computation time, and I was wondering if there are faster ways to generate a font in the form of a .ttf,....
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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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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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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 the SVG images from the ...
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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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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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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 ...