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Questions tagged [svg]

Question about Scalable Vector Graphics; a family of specifications of an XML-based file format for describing two-dimensional vector graphics, both static and dynamic (i.e. interactive or animated). Ask anything related to designing graphics for the SVG format.

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Setting the Background of Grouped Inkscape Objects

In this youtube at the current time the designer is able to set the background of 2 grouped objects. I've tried following the exact same sequence, but when I click on a palette color, the color is ...
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Distorted SVG icon when exporting from Sketch

I am getting a strange result when exporting an SVG icon from Sketch. I am trying to export this mail icon that is made up of two masked triangles and an outer rectangle (all using an outside border):...
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SVG file not saving as drawn in illustrator

Below is an image of the logo I have created in illustrator CS6: However, when I save the file as an SVG and then view it, it has been saved looking like so: Notice how the text is changed to lower ...
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How to fix/change Inkscape scale factor while exporting into SVG?

I printed a PDF drawing with Chromium. This is my reference physical output. I imported the PDF into Inkscape (0.92.3), cloned the drawing and then printed within Inkscape. The output has the ...
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Help explaining an svg arc command

I have recently gotten an SVG snippet from some website, shown below. Although this is doing somewhat similar to what I want (a half circle), I am having issues fixing it to accommodate my needs. ...
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Live Type fonts won't appear after exporting to SVG from Illustrator CC

I am attempting to export several of our design files for a browser based customizer we are building for our site. As the title states, I am running into an issue where the live type will not appear ...
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Illustrator CC 2018 Tracing not doing what I need to convert this BMP to Vector?

I have Illustrator CC 2018 and I have a series of bitmap images saved as *.bpm (I can save as other formats if they would work better) which I need to convert to Vectors but no matter what Trace ...
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Resizing an SVG using GIMP

I exported an image from this site https://watabou.itch.io/medieval-fantasy-city-generator and am trying to make it really big, but can't figure out how. The tutorial vid I found uses an iOS or ...
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Convert the borders of a partially transparent PNG to an outline vector in SVG

I'm seeking for a tool that can convert a PNG image like this: To an SVG border outline like this: SVG Image I'm not sure whether the creator of this image traced the outline by hand. He used GIMP ...
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How do I convert my .svg to a woff icon font?

I have tried all conversion websites and softwares but I cannot seem to get my .svg to convert to a .woff file (or any font file ex. eot .ttf ) so I can add it as an icon to my website. I know very ...
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Can not crop the image in Inkscape

I have the following two images in Inkscape: With those two being selected I go to Object -> Clip -> Set. Here is the result: What I wanted to cut out the figure of the woman on black rectangle, but ...
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Find out the file location in Inkscape

I have an .svg file being opened in Inkscape. I know that the file was opened using Inkscape, not just created right now. So, the file is present on the disk. How can I find the location of the file ...
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Positiong a group partly above and partly below in svg

Is it possible to positiong a group partly above and partly below in svg? If it is not possible, what are alternatives then? I could break a group and move the parts around the document to get the ...
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Gray out the whole svg except for a g

I have a group of objects. It is a <g> of two rectangles. Also I have some other objects behind and in front of the group. Now I want to gray out everything except the group. How could I do that?...
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Inkscape - Unable to open an svg file

I am trying to use a linux command line to hide all layers in an svg file. Most of the time it works well but sometime inkscape failed at opening it. I am using inkscape 0.92.3. I compared the svg ...
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SVG corrupted on save with content around artboard

I'm pretty new with Illustrator, All icons will be converted into icon web font for one of my projects. When there are objects around the artboard (with or without expand) the file gets corrupted on ...
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Remove the blank space around the .svg image using Inkscape

Is it possible to remove the blank space around the .svg image using Inkscape? For example, here is the image I have: Here is what it looks like when I use it in css: As you can see I am having ...
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Why does my text made in Inkscape not display elsewhere?

I made quite some basic icons in Inkscape, but when displaying the SVGs in other tools (browser or basic Linux image viewer), The text parts are not displayed at all. How to get it to show up ...
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Algorithm for drawing calligraphy brush strokes *in SVG* [closed]

This is what I'm wondering about. You have a stroke and the actual brush stroke rendering. The final result looks something like this: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" height="200" width="...
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How to properly create SVG letter with proper endpoints

I have seen how to create letters in SVG such as this. What I am wondering about is the flatness of the endpoints of a letter, how to do that in SVG. I'm wondering if each "line" in the SVG letter is ...
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Example of free downloadable SVG font with complex curves

I am trying to learn about SVG curves and how font glyphs are built. Specifically how you taper complex curves. I'm wondering if it's the stroke that is tapered or it is a fill. I'm wondering too how ...
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Illustrator - Exporting SVG with only transform tags

I'm exporting a whole lot of SVG blueprints for a client. The SVG's need to have a certain pattern in the text box section. The pattern I need is transform="translate (x, y) rotate(z)". The problem ...
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Exporting an SVG with open paths for CNC laser cutting

has anyone used jscut.org to create Gcode from an SVG for a laser cut? jscut.org closes off my paths where there should be a line, not a polygon, is this a fault of mine, illustrator, or jscut.org's ...
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How export clean SVG file on Adobe Illustrator

There is always a layer named Group> with my exported asset How to get rid of it?
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Convert .svg to multisize .ico in bulk

I have a lot of .svg icons that each need to be converted to an .ico file that contains multiple resolutions. The background needs to be transparent. These are the resolutions I need inside each .ico ...
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What program should I use to make UI sprite animations for unity3D

We are creating a game with Unity engine. And we want to make UI buttons to animate when idle and on click. Which program should make the most sense to use when creating animations. Is it worth using ...
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What is this textured look called, and how can I recreate it?

I'm looking to recreate the below look on some vector based shapes in Inkscape, where the edges are broken and slightly see through, and fills are grainy. Any help to either point me in the right ...
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How to convert from 3D STL to 2D SVG?

I found some STL files for a 3D printer, which are mainly linear extrusions of a 2D shape: I would rather cut on a laser cutter. How can I convert them to a 2D SVG file?
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SVG Export change some square into circle - Illustrator

I have a weird issue with an svg export with some vectorised image. When i make on svg export, some square are change to circle and i have no clue why. You can download the .ai here (made on cc 2018) ...
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Color changeable complex image

For webshop purposes I would like to allow users to change product colors. Let's take the next example...This is the product that consists of three other products where every product should be ...
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Illustrator save as multiple art boards selection grayed out

I have multiple art board and I'm trying to export each in to different svg files. The problem is the format part is grayed out. Why does this happen and how can I solve it? I'm using macOS Sierra ...
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How to save a mesh Object as SVG format in Illustrator

When I have an mesh object in illustrator and export it as SVG, it gets saved as a base64 encoded png pixel image inside the svg. How can I make an export of a mesh object as pure svg, so no pixels ...
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How to replicate an “aged tapestry” fill effect?

I am using adobe illustrator and trying to capture a certain aged aesthetic in the fill of my svg shapes. Here is my inspiration below from an old tapestry. I'm only interested in the background, so ...
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Comic style scheme

I would like to build a scheme in comic style. I found the CSS markup that I like (https://codepen.io/mp/pen/ldAFs) It seems like the following tags do the job border-width: 3px 4px 3px 5px; ...
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How to make circular gradient in SVG?

I'm having a problem with exporting the circular SVG gradient. Do you have any idea how to solve it? SVG should support linear and radial gradient but i can't believe that it's so much limited. You ...
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Recreating cutup/displace/chopped up effect

This may be off-topic, I'll try to make sure it isn't though. I've found a really nice effect, and I'm trying to recreate it. I don't know much about graphic design, but I've been trying lots of ways ...
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How to create multiple closed paths from segments in inkscape

Is there any comfortable (and accurate) way to convert multiple shapes represented by segments (but rather precisely closed) into shapes? I want to use files from a CAD system as Basis for a Design. ...
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SVG: Can I make an outer glow with a gradient?

I've seen a million tutorials to make outer glow effects using some combination of feGaussianBlur, feFlood and dilating either SourceGraphic or SourceAlpha. They work pretty well but aren't exactly ...
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Can I drag a node without breaking the edges in SVG file in Inkscape?

I used GraphViz to create a diagram in a SVG file. The placement of the nodes is not ideal. I learnt that Inkscape can be used for editing SVG file. Is there a way to drag and move a node, without ...
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Why do some SVGs render so differently in Inkscape?

Can someone please explain why some SVGs look so different when opened in Inkscape? I've used Inkscape for a while and I am able to open and edit pretty much any SVGs, but some appear with strange ...
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How to (almost) perfectly align a DWG to an SVG?

I have an airport map in SVG format that I need to update using a DWG file. Considering that the SVG map has been created using an older version of the DWG I am currently using, I assume that it ...
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Inkscape - breaking object apart

I'm brand new to Inkscape, and fairly brand new to SVG's in general. I'm trying to modify a map of the British Isles, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/62/British_Isles_location_map.svg ...
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Adobe Illustrator generates SVG with rect instead of polygon

I'd like to export the SVG code out of Illustrator so I can use it to generate a background and later animate it with JavaScript. In the tutorial that I am following the dude generated the SVG Code, ...
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How to convert Ai file to SVG while keeping the layer name the same?

I have an ai file that I want to convert to svg file for websites. It is quite a large file with lots of object, I want to keep the objects name the same as the ai file in svg file. But when I convert,...
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How do I flatten this logo with overlay blending mode in Sketch?

I made this logo, but I want to flatten it so that it's always the same no matter what the background color is. How do I do this? It consists of three ovals with the "overlay" blending mode. It's made ...
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Svg file exported from illustrator rendered incorrectly on IE and Edge

The svg file code: <?xml version="1.0"?> <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="811.49" height="817.74" viewBox="0 0 811.49 817.74"> <path class="b" d="M692.4,290.2c5.4-4.2,6....
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How to increase line width of svg image downloaded from the internet?

I downloaded this image with a creative commons license. I open it with inkscape, open the "Fill and Stroke" menu, use the cursor to select everything and then try to click on "width" under stroke ...
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Illustrator exporting strange artifacts with Visio objects

I created a PDF file via Microsoft Visio (a scalable diagramming tool). Later on I decided to make some changes. Visio kinda' sucks, so I decided to swap over and modify it with Adobe Illustrator ...
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Alpha for node markers in Inkscape

I try to create a SVG containing a an arrow which is supposed to have the color RGBA 00000086 so it is not completely opaque. Unfortunately, it looks like this: If I set the color (both contour and ...
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How can I remove the thin grey border on this SVG UK union flag?

I'm trying to use this set of flags on my website: https://lipis.github.io/flag-icon-css/ They're not perfect though, so I thought I'd help out and make some contributions to the project. Since I ...