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Is there a way in Inkscape to set the boundaries of the svg file the way the would be set if you export as a bitmap?

I want that there's no whitespace above, beneath, right or left of the object that I select.

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To modify the document bounding box:

  1. Go to FileDocument Properties... (or press Shift +Ctrl + D)
  2. In the Custom size area on the Page tab, expand Resize Page to content... (or press Alt + Z)
  3. Click the Resize page to drawing or selection button (or press Alt + R)

You can add margins if you like

Document properties dialog

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