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The program for which I'm creating svg doesn't display text that I create in Inkscape where Inkscape saves the text as flowRoot.

When does Inkscape choose to use svg:flowRoot?

Is there a way to tell it to convert a field with svg:flowRoot into svg:text?

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According to the inkscape forum:

Flowed text is created

  • when dragging a frame with the text tool before entering the text.
  • when flowing text into a frame (menu 'Text > Flow into Frame')

To convert flowed text into regular text, save a copy of the file and use the menu command 'Text > Convert to text' in the copy (to be able to edit the flowed text later on in the original if needed

I have confirmed the convert to text works - just make sure you select the text and not a frame for example.

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