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I uploaded a human body diagram showing the signs and symptoms of Hodgkin's lymphoma (http://health-and-medicine.wikia.com/wiki/File:Symptoms_of_Hodgkin_lymphoma.svg) to my Wiki but for some reason in the PNG versions of this SVG there are black spots that aren't there in the original SVG, does anyone have any ideas of how I could overcome this problem? When I convert my SVG to PNG in Inkscape no such problem occurs.

  • Very strange. Are the png images generated by mediawiki? Could your problem be related with this? – Paolo Gibellini Nov 21 '14 at 21:46
  • Sure are created by MediaWiki. I don't understand enough about it though to know if it is via the package librsvg. – BH2017 Nov 21 '14 at 22:48
  • I'm sorry I have no other ideas for now. An export with Inkscape works well. Have you tried to post a message to Wikia support? – Paolo Gibellini Nov 22 '14 at 0:12
  • FYI the black areas also appear in my Xubuntu desktop thumbnails for your svg. I see them in my own work sometimes for text blocks and clipped objects (of which you have many). Converting the text to paths usually sorts the preview. – user19660 Apr 30 '15 at 7:56
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Outline your text // Convert your text to paths

Edit: I was too fast, I've had this problem before with inkscape but converting texts to paths fixed the problem for me

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