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How to draw a full rose curve using function plotter in inkscape

I'm trying to draw a rose curve using the function plotter in inkscape. It should be in polar coordinates. I'm using the function cos(3*x). I want to achieve a result like this. I'm stuck with the ...
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How to export an SVG at smaller file size and maintain the best quality in Adobe illustrator?

Could someone please help me to understand and how to get this done correctly as i have tried multiple times but it has not worked. These files are to be uploaded to my site as artwork for printing. ...
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opacity&position of PDF´s element, created with inkscape, is faulty when converting PDF to a Word file

The opacity and position of my element in my PDF file, which I created with inkscape, disappears when I convert the PDF to a Word fileConverting a PDF, which is created with inkscape, into an Word ...
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Saving SVG as PDF causes disappearance of centralized graphics

When I save my SVG file as a pdf with Inkscape or other converting tools like cloud convert etc. the graphic in the center is disappearing or it will be deleted respectively. I tried different ways to ...
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Problem converting shapes to outlines in Sketch App

I'm trying to upload some custom icons to FontAwesome and when uploading the svg file I get the error: This SVG contains strokes that need be expanded. There were strokes detected in your SVG. You'll ...
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create an svg starting from a png

how can i turn this image : into an svg to use in blender? I tried to use gimp to convert in in a black and white image, but then with inkscape I don't know hot to proceed
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How to draw pure SVGs in Illustrator and avoid pixelation when exporting?

Pretty new to Illustrator, so I've been working on some graphics for quite a while and when I tried exporting it as SVG, to my surprise some parts of the artworks look blurry and pixelated. I ...
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Saving a SVG polygon with matrix-applied vertices from Inkscape?

I loaded up a simple triangle in Inkscape which looked like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <svg width="100" height="100" version="1....
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rsvg-convert rasterizing filtered elements

It seems that, when using rsvg-convert to render SVG files to PDF, elements that are affected by filter effects (such as blur) get rendered as raster images. (How) can I control the resolution of ...
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Modified SVG in Illustrator causing invertion of fill

I have opened a simple svg icon in Illustrator and added a filled rectangle to it. When I save and open the result in chrome, for example, it looks fine. However if I open it in Fontello, it breaks. ...
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SVG from blender issue

i'm having issues with SVG Freestyle Export from blender. 3D Scene in blender Fills issues I have a problem regarding strokes that do not stop when they intersect with the face of another object. I ...
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Reproducing a figure using inkscape (partial strokes on a rectangle box)

I would like to get some help in reproducing the figure attached as a photo using inkscapce. I have started by creating a 3d box using the procedure of extrusion and then I found my self stuck in ...
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Inkscape - Automating Trace Bitmap with Preset Parameters

I'm seeking guidance on automating the Trace Bitmap function in Inkscape. Specifically, I'm looking to preset parameters like color type, number of scans, and corner smoothing for the Trace Bitmap ...
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Transfer from Inkscape to Cricut Design Space messes up svg

I edited an svg in Inkscape, downloaded it (save as) and uploaded it to Cricut design space. When I first saw the upload, it only had a few dots filled in over the background color. Once fully loaded ...
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Remove conflation artifacts from output SVG

I'm seeing conflation artifacts when I output an AI to SVG from Illustrator. I see this in Inkscape, Chrome, Firefox, and in Flutter apps. I don't see these artifacts in the AI file: or when I ...
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Find corresponding points along a path

I'm working on a simple SVG animation: a rectangle with rounded corners. The SVG contains two paths, one with a smooth line and one with a zigzag line. The animation is a simple transition between the ...
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Software to flip vector graphic without the use of CSS or SVG code

Say I have a simple SVG file, as an example, this: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="400" height="400" viewBox="0 0 100 100" fill="none&...
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Getting some filled partial overlay inside svg icon when expected to be transparent

I am getting a partially filled section when exporting svg icon from figma to react-native app. In figma In the app As you can see the pictures icon displays as expected. But the camera icon has ...
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How can I automatically export parts of Inkscape SVG layers, defined by rectangles on a layer, into separate images named by rectangle+layer?

I have one SVG created in Inkscape. It has a layer* containing rectangles which define clipping boundaries. It has multiple other layers containing the elements that I want to end up rendered into ...
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Noto Emoji Monochrome Font (Google): Extract emojis as individual .svg files?

I need to access a few emojis as SVG from the Noto Emoji Monochrome font. It's trivial to do so for the colored version at: https://github.com/googlefonts/noto-emoji/tree/main/svg . But no such place ...
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Can I automatically convert an outer stroke into an "inner" stroke in SVGs?

I know the title is sort of confusing but I really don't know how to describe it better. I will first visualize what I want to achieve, because it becomes really clear then. The following image is a ...
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Help with interpreting an SVG file

I have an SVG file that was opened in an app called EazyDraw. When I 'Select All' I can right-click and choose 'Convert to Bezier.' I need to know how to interpret the results of the conversion. Can ...
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Why do axis lines disappear when opened outside of Inkscape?

I made an svg graph using R (ggplot2) and it displays fine in Firefox. I then edited it in Inkscape to improve the legend. In order to do this, I had to ungroup a group that contained both the legend ...
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SVG animate accordion two letter word into longer word?

Using a plain-text editor, preferably, or Inkscape, are there any good tutorials on taking two letters and inserting more letters between them, and animating it so that the two letters expand outward ...
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Inkscape: Export individual objects as separate PNGs but retains the whole Page's size on each Image

Say for example I have an svg image of a face. The eyes, nose, mouth, ears and empty face are different objects. I want to export each objects as their individual PNG image but, each image should ...
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Use SVG `transform` doesn't work in `<style>` on Inkscape

I want to use some CSS like this, but it doesn't seem to work in Inkscape. If I put it in the <style> tag, there's no effect, but it works when directly attached to the element. .tag { ...
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How to invert image colors from black to white

Inkscape installed on Debian. How to invert SVG image colors from black to white? Tried to select all the paths (Select all) and use extensions > color > negative - but this method don't work.
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Problem opening a SVG in Estlcam

I am having a problem opening in Estlcam an SVG file created by Inkscape. Most SVG files are fine, just a few fail. I've opened the files up in a text editor to try to find out what is different. The ...
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Exporting a shape and a circle

How can I take an arbitrary shape in Illustrator and move all the points outward until they fit a circle. I was looking at blend shapes, but what I really need to export a version of the shape that ...
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Modify PDF of SVGs fill via command line automation

I have PDFs made of of SVGs, one per page. Old PDFs were created with SVGs with a fill color of #000000, but we have and want newer PDFs with a fill color of #b5b5b5. Until now, I'll go in by hand ...
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How one can make an svg graphic with LaTeX text so that the text remains selectable?

I read a paper on robotics, it had some nice pictures with the schematic representation of an articulated robot. The special thing about it was that the forces and some other things are selectable on ...
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Inkscape: Symmetric angles for two bezier handles

Can I align the angles of the bezier handles of two different points, such that their angle to a given line is the same? Consider the following picture: I want to make a perfectly symmetrical line, ...
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Adobe Illustrator - Export list of positions and dimensions of vector objects with absolute positions

In previous CorelDraw user life, I had part of a 'workflow' where I needed to gather information on the height, width, and position of objects from a scaled diagram (think e.g., a technical drawing ...
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Inkscape font size: what is its meaning / how is it related to text height?

I had always known that font size is related to height of the text: What is Font Size? A font is often measured in pt (points). Points dictate the height of the lettering. (In my mind, I always it ...
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Inkscape stroke width and SVG position?

In my svg, I've made sure I have no transform on any nodes on the way to my rect: <g inkscape:label="Layer 1" inkscape:groupmode="layer" id="layer1"&...
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Inkscape reduce file size with thousands of (hidden) objects

I have a chart in a PDF file that I aim to convert to an SVG file via, e.g., Inkscape. My issue is that the figure itself contains thousands of objects (i.e., individual points), which leads to a huge ...
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Font in inkscape is revolting instead of smooth

I used Inkscape to add the text Prostanthera ovalifolia to a PDF generated by R and it came out jagged with bits missing: The SVG file can be found online here. Inkscape was re-installed a few days ...
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Inkscape: subtract and export SVG for printed circuit board

Background I've designed a circuit board using Kicad and would like to put a texture onto all unused copper areas, simply for aesthetics. So, instead of flooding the unused areas with a solid "...
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Creating complex animation for web

This question is a rebirth of How do you animate SVG for the web? with little additions to modern realities. My question is this - how to create complex animation for the web? By complex animation, I ...
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Combine large numbers of shapes while maintaining lines?

How do you convert a complex design of shapes into a single path? I have this design made from individual overlapping paths: that I want to etch using a CNC machine. The machine can read an SVG file, ...
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How do I "pin" a filter in the Inkscape interface?

I would like to add the drop shadow filter to my toolbar for quick access.
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Voronoi Diagram (Delunay Triangulation) in inkscape not working properly

I'm working on a low poly face in Inkscape 1.2.2. But when I use the Voronoi diagram (Delaunay triangulation) I got this ugly result : There are no duplicate dots. How can I make this cleaner ?
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Which is the best viewBox canvas aspect-ratio for an icon set

I've noticed that different SVG icon sets use different aspect ratios for the canvas (the viewBox on SVG). Font Awesome seems to use: 7:8. (source) Entypo use 5:4. (source) Typicons and Bootstrap use ...
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Connecting horizontal curve for a font like in Times New Roman font character "O"

I am learning to create fonts in Kannada language. I made a image in "fontstruct" and exported to further modify in inkscape, as fontstruct does not support Kannada language. I need to ...
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Illustrator Gradient Changes on Export!

I have an image that's an application icon for a webapp. It's a pretty simple layout. The background is a rounded rectangle with a light grey to grey gradient. When I export this image as an .svg, ...
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Illustrator: after opening an svg, how do I make all used colors into swatches?

I opened an svg in illustrator. My swatches panel was empty. I want it to have all the colors used in the svg. How do I do that?
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Inkscape can't change the stroke width

I'm an inkscape newbie. On my desktop I have Inkscape. I draw a line and then can go to the strokewidth property and change the width. However, I have the same program (same version) installed on my ...
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Save PowerPoint (fullscreen) presentation view as document or vector image?

I have not found a way to save the presentation view at a time X during a presentation as a document of some kind, ideally as a vector graphic (i.e. as PPTX, PDF, SVG or similar). Is this true, or is ...
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Why is my SVG File for WP website not sizing it pixilates when viewed larger

I have created a header logo SVG in illustrator, using the code to insert it, and if zoomed in, it gets soft and pixeled. 1st Logo) The Top one is a SVG Code from Adobe Illustrator Inserted in HTML (...
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Why is it recommended to use an even numbered grid in pixel-snapped icons?

It seems to me that if your stroke width is odd (e.g. 1), wouldn't it make more sense to have an odd number of pixels so you could perfectly center lines and be aligned to pixels? However, I've never ...
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