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When I import a png file with transparency to inkscape, for example an icon with size 48x48 I always get a distortion, evendone If I export the bitmap, is the same.

Someone else with the same problem?

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You should post a screenshot, it would help a lot. –  Drasill Dec 15 '11 at 18:02
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There may be more than one position to set - both the base position and any transforms you have applied to it.

Try turning on and locking to the grid (press #) before you import. This should have the same effect as Drasil's suggestion, but it avoids a lot of potential confusion.

To verify that it worked, turn off the grid (press # again) and set your zoom to 100%. The image should not look blurry or distorted.

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I'm not sure it's related, but sometimes I have problem with imported pixel images if they're not at rounded positions.

Try to set the image at rounded positions, for exemple x=140 and y=206 instead of 140.22 and y=206.3645 ?

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I have the same distortion, even done I set rounded posititions –  byroncorrales Dec 15 '11 at 15:36
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