I created an image in Inkscape that incorporates a custom line pattern of diagonal lines and looks like this: Image with custom pattern as seen in Inkscape

Now I want to export this image as vector graphic in PDF format. However when I am using Inkscapes "Save As..." and choose PDF the result looks like this: Result after export to PDF

I also tried to export the graphic to SVG format. However there the result looks like this: Result after export to SVG

So here some kind of pattern seems to be present, but obviously not the original one.

Is there a way to export an SVG image without loosing the pattern effect like above?

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    Hi. Welcome to GDSE. Unfortunately, I can't replicate the problem. In Inkscape 0.92, objects with pattern fills work when saved as PDF or SVG without any issues. What are you using to view the PDFs or SVGs? – Billy Kerr Jun 19 at 17:36
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    Can you maybe share the svg file? – samcarter Jun 19 at 20:19
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    And Inkscape version and operating system would be useful, too. If you're not on 0.92.4, you should be. – Moini Jun 19 at 21:45
  • You are all right! This seems to be a version issue. I just tried in a newer Inkscape version and everything works like expected. – Axel Jun 19 at 22:49

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