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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Problems with text boxes after saving file in inkscape

After saving my logo in inkscape, I'm facing a problem with the text's boxes and alignments. The problem is that when I'm going to open it on krita as svg, the textbox is way bigger than the one I ...
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Scale svg content to fit page size (or vice versa) from terminal without inkscape

I want to scale an SVG image to fit the page size (or vice versa: crop the page to fit is contents). This can be done using inkscape as described here. However, there seems to be no way of doings this ...
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Is there way to get or convert characters into svg path?

In this picture is cursive Chinese character. There are lot of stroke order for normal Chinese characters. Is there way to create this characters into individual stroke with path data like following. ...
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Is there way get separate part of a font in any graphic editing tool?

In this image as example for Letter R. I want to cut it into three pieces. Yellow color are cutting line. After rectangle is portion, I want it in separately like this Part 1: | Part 2: D Part 3: \ ...
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Inkscape - Concentric closed paths?

In inkscape I can draw a circle. If I want a bigger circle centred around it like an outline I can just hold down the shift and ctrl keys and I'll get concentric circles. This works because obviously ...
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Inkscape clipping a text with path is not working

I am trying to clip a simple text with a path on Inkscape and is not working. Here is my text : Here is my path on top of my original text : Then I select both, and I click on Object --> Clip --&...
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How to apply a stroke only to the selected nodes in Inkscape?

I have this shape. I want the stroke (outline) to be around only the inner circle cutout, not the whole thing. If I go to the Fill and Stroke tab(Shift+Ctrl+F) and try to apply the stroke paint, it ...
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How to create different paths of an existing image

I have this image bellow wich is an png and I want to fill with color different areas with css. The best way to do that is with svg. But I dont know how to make this different areas separated and ...
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Text morphing, easiest way to do it?

I am looking into text morphing since yesterday. As far as I discovered, you have to morph each letter one by one. You can do text morphing with; using After effects, Blender, using animation ...
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SVG Website Logo Aliasing Issues (uneven and messy when scaled down)

Website logo is an SVG and looks like this: When I resize it by setting my logo width on my website it turns into this: If you zoom in you can see the image is lumpy, uneven and messy. For example, ...
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Ungrouping and moving groups in InkScape seems to cause anomalies

I'm presently having a Spider-man experience with InkScape 1.0 (4035a4fb49, 2020-05-01). The initial files are straightforward SVG files, with none of the settings or superfluous stuff that Inkscape ...
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Creating a multi-coloured SVG that can be changed to a single colour based off metadata values - clipping masks?

I'm creating a business dashboard. The software I'm using can display SVGs that can change in colour depending on criteria set by the user, which it does by modifying the fill of whichever object in ...
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What are symbols as opposed to text, and how can I convert them to paths?

When I export an ER diagram in MySQL Workbench as SVG, its text uses <symbol> tags. This makes it impossible to copy the tables to another file, without breaking the layout. (The copied object ...
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In Illustrator, elements with SVG filters appear rasterized

I'm trying to use SVG filters for the first time and I can't understand why they seem to be rendering so badly. For reasons that I don't understand, when I apply any SVG filter, the element I've ...
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How to Batch Resize .svg images on a mac?

I have a batch of 14,000 images which are all different formats (.jpg, .png, and .svg), and I'd like to make the height on all of them 550px max while maintaining aspect ratio. I'm stuck on how to ...
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Keeping image-quality when saving Word as PDF

I would like to keep SVG images inserted in a Word (2016) document without lowering their native quality (first image) when saved as PDF. Default save-to-PDF from word messes up the images' quality (...
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Images resize when exporting them to SVG from Illustrator

lately I have been encountering a frustrating problem about keeping quality of images from Illustrator (v14.0.0) to Microsoft Word (2016). I created a mixture between PNG images, vectors and texts in ...
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How to reduce the size of SVG file for Cricut

I have several designs created for graphic T-shirts. Due to the size of each file, the error message reads, "File Too Large". I have tried reducing the size in Adobe Illustrator using the rastersize ...
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How can I create a “pill” SVG image in XML (by hand)?

I need to generate an SVG image of a pill box, like so: I know how to draw a circle with the <ellipse> element, how to draw a <path> element with the M (moveto), L (lineto), and Z (...
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Having extra white space at the left and right side of my SVG after exporting from Illustrator

I made a 1920x1080 sized SVG using Illustrator. After exporting to SVG, there are spaces at the left and right side of the SVG. I had tried a few times and make sure than i fit the artwork to the ...
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Inkscape causing tool paths to be doubled/duplicated

I just got my hands on a pen plotter today and have been experimenting with using Inkscape to generate gcode from an SVG graphic. The graphic is a bunch of lines generated by a Processing 3 sketch. ...
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Colour distortion of SVG object when moving and scaling in Inkscape

I downloaded an SVG file of button icons from Opengameart.org. I opened it in Inkscape. I selected and scaled all the button icons to let’s say 400%. Some are scaled fine but about half of them ...
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Inkscape - Ungroup and Break Apart vie Inkscape CLI

I am relatively new to this topics. I am trying to covert my svg file into dxf. This can be done with GUI and works fine but I have a lot of such small files which are needed to be converted to dxf so ...
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Incomplete image when exporting SVG from Inkscape

Thank you for your answers in advance. I have the following image in inkscape, which has no layers (the background is usually white). When I export to Optimised SVG it appears incomplete (and ...
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Cutting a letter from a square Inkscape?

If I do this sequence with a circle and a square, it works. However if I do it with a square and a letter it does not. How do we do this with a letter: 1) Create a square 2) Select it and do Path &...
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How to modify thickness of existing graphics in Inkscape?

I have an existing svg image: source: https://www.svgrepo.com/svg/165174/thought-bubble And I'd like to modify the thickness of lines to be a bit slimmer. How could I achieve that in Inkscape? The ...
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Does it matter whether multiple text objects are selected when doing object to path?

In this video, instead of selecting all the objects and doing Object to Path he selects on text object at a time. Does it make a difference whether multiple objects vs. just one are selected?
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Refreshing SVG in Illustrator after editing in VS Code

I have a SVG which I have opened in Visual Studio Code and in Adobe Illustrator at the same time. I am using VS Code to edit the markup. I was wondering if there is a way for me to refresh the svg ...
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How to replace a mask group from within a component in Adobe XD?

I'm new to the concept of a component in XD, but I found it to be very powerful. Right now I would like to create a master copy of a component that is a button and contains an svg inside of it, but ...
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How to convert flat icon to simple 3d icon?

I'm trying to make a simple 3D icon from a flat SVG image, unfortunately without success. What I want to achieve can be seen in the picture below. What steps should I take to get this effect? How do ...
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Shaping complex SVG elements as per textPath for text?

Is it possible to have something like the textPath in texts for forming other SVG elements, for instance a complex group <g> of paths to be shaped inside another path. Is there something like ...
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Pasting Inkscape vectors on Krita

I have some projects on Inkscape that I would like to transport to Krita as there are more tools there. However, when I copy them and then paste them on Krita, nothing is pasted. I tried both with the ...
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Is there a way to stack two SVGs on top of each other?

I have two SVG images: 1 <svg width="260" height="260" viewBox="0 0 16 16" fill="rgb(255, 115, 0)" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"> <path fill-rule="evenodd" fill="rgba(146, 168, 209, ...
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when creating icons that will be used as SVGs, is it important to have shapes occupy whole pixels rather than a portion of it?

I understand that if you have shapes taking only half of a pixel in an image, it will look blurry as a rasterized image. Since ill be using them as svgs and glyphs will the same problem retain? I ...
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Inkscape distorts SVG, browser does not

I have this image: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/08/Sphere_wireframe.svg. When I download and open it in my browser (firefox and chromium) or image viewer (eog in my case), the ...
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How to write SVG manually so it is displayed in Inkscape?

I'm trying to write some SVG for illustration and while it renders well in: Chrome Firefox http://svg.enshrined.co.uk/ see screenshot below for an idea But nothing gets displayed in: Inkscape (...
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Inkscape/svg: convert embedded images to external linked files

I have a .svg with embedded images (which was imported from a .pdf). I'd like to convert all the embedded images to external linked files.
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Getting concentric circles to have equal spacing in Inkscape?

In this youtube at this point in time the designer snaps circles equidistantly around each other, but does not show what settings are necessary to achieve this? Thoughts?
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Inkscape: change font in multiple text boxes AND maintain size?

Objective: be able to select all instances of a font in an SVG and replace it in situ with a different font and have the resulting text maintain the exact same size and relative positioning. When ...
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Sketch - Apply transformation to shape?

How can I apply a transformation to a shape in Sketch, so that on export it actually changes the SVG coordinate values instead of just applying the transformation with a transform-property? I made an ...
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How to use one a group of objects on one layer to cut into another?

I have a basic shape (crescent shape) on one layer and a bunch of lines on another layer. I want to use the red lines to "cut" the crescent shape. Not in a mask but actually alter the crescent shape ...
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Inkscape SVG to OTF / TTF

I am trying to create a font in Malayalam ( India ). I have all the necessary Unicode characters with a uniform size in 142 SVG files. I tried to create font through Icomoon and many other services. ...
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How does Inkscape make a node segment smaller symmetrically?

In this YouTube video at this point in time the designer makes the node segment smaller symmetrically so that it stays centered by using the keyboard, but it does not show the shortcuts. How is this ...
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Using href and use within Inkscape

While editing svg fonts for displaying within linux's KDE, I've encountered a problem. I'm using Inkscape to preview the file while editing the svg files by hand (don't judge, I'm quite adept at HTML/...
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Why image elements in SVG export

I have this illustration in .ai format that I try to export to SVG. When it is exported the resulting file is so big. Opening the SVG file I notice that it consists of lots om image tags/elements. ...
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How to batch convert multiple Inkscape SVG to plain svg and converts all objects/layers to paths?

I'm making some illustrations for a dissertation in Inkscape and I like this software. However, when inserting those illustrations to Word files, there appear some weird artifacts like: disappeared ...
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Inkscape: alternative to setting a mask to a group of objects in order to achieve slight transparency of said objects

I cannot seem to properly apply a simple mask to a group of two ellipses (in order to make it slightly transparent) with Inkscape 0.92.4. The resulting image becomes completely transparent instead of ...
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How to not get pixel/serrated edges for a logo exported from Inkscape?

I created my logo with Inkscape so it's format SVG, on Inkscape when I zoom in it does not pixel. But when I zoom in on the png file exported, the edges/strokes are not smooth, are serrated, pixel... ...
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Convert png into svg and then use it in html between svg tag

I have web portfolio with images for the websites I worked on. For responsiveness I think SVG would be a better choice so that it does not lose any quality when browser is resized. For that reason I ...
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SVG Path's dimensions

Is there a way get the dimensions i.e. width and height of a (possibly complex) Path element? More specifically i want to draw a rect around some Path elements, for which i need to know their ...

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