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This is a chess piece and i want to remove the shadowy effect in this. Is there a way to work around this problem?

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    what's the original image format, vector or raster? Can you edit the question to add more details? Check How to Ask for more info
    – Luciano
    Jun 29 '20 at 9:13
  • The orignial image format is a .png file.
    – C.S.
    Jun 30 '20 at 5:14

Had the image been drawn with a drop-shadow filter applied, you could have removed it. To do that you'd select the chess piece, then from the filters menu and choose Remove Filters. That would remove all the filters.

Unfortunately you don't really have an SVG drawing at all. What you have is a raster image of the chess piece wrapped in an SVG file. I.e.

<svg width="200" height="200">
  <image id="image0" width="200" height="200" x="0" y="0"
    xlink:href="data:image/png;*raster image data*"/>

There's not much you can do here other than redraw the image you want from scratch in the editor as SVG.

  • Emm. The point is i didn't create this image. And i tried removing filters. It doesn't seem to work :(
    – C.S.
    Jun 28 '20 at 6:39
  • Sorry. It seems we can't insert SVG files :(
    – C.S.
    Jun 28 '20 at 7:24
  • oops i dont understand that a bit :( gofile.io/d/jhXtoc i have uploaded the file here black pawn
    – C.S.
    Jun 28 '20 at 7:50
  • Thanks for your answer. Yes i converted the PNG to SVG. Would be grateful in case you could help me out with the drawing.
    – C.S.
    Jun 28 '20 at 8:04
  • If you really can't face drawing it yourself in Inkscape from scratch, you could always try to convert it to SVG via potrace. You might then be able to remove the shadow in inkscape if you did that. Jun 28 '20 at 8:10

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