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I have a 20 concentric circles in Inkscape, not filled, with a white semi-transparent border. Like this:

right

When I export it to PDF, the circles are resized and they become ellipses, revealing the background behind them:

wrong

Any idea why and how to avoid this? Here are the svg and pdf files:

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When we look at the dimensions of the circles in your SVG we can see that each of the circles in fact is not a circle but an ellipse. Also the stroke width varies from circle to circle being approximately 5 px only.

To clean this up I

  • selected all objects with the select tool.
  • adjusted the height and the width to exactly 340 px
  • corrected the stroke width to 5 px exactly.

This led to a much better rendering of the SVG:

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