Questions tagged [svg]

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SVG Artwork file size is huge, using texture brushes

I need help with SVG file size. Looking to use SVG Illustration artworks on app, msite and website. We are using texture brushes for outlines of human figures and objects in the artwork. The file size ...
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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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Set font for whole file without losing other formatting

I want to change the font family globally in all text objects in the GUI using the font dialog. But when I change the font family for an individual object through the font dialog subscript and size ...
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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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Create SVG asset library with Illustrator

I'd like to use Illustrator to generate a set of assets for use in web. The idea is that I would define one or more defs that could be called upon late. It seems this is not the intended use, and to ...
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Illustrator opens files in RGB/GPU Preview

I've downloaded a SVG file from a free online source. Upon opening it in Illustrator I cannot edit the SVG but on top of my tab it says: (RGB/GPU Preview): I am a little confused when I open every ...
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How to maintain individual colors when duplicating or grouping in Inkscape?

How do I keep individual objects, each a different color, from changing to a single color when I duplicate or group? It is an SVG file in Inkscape This is a purchased file. When I group, duplicate, ...
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Looking for svg editing software that supports the animate function

I am currently doing some simple svg files by hand. They contain simple graphics. Think of a circle representing a planet and a smaller circle passing in front of it representing a moon. I use the ...
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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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How to generate a single path for a SVG using Illustrator?

This is the same question as here, because that solution no longer seems to work. I am using live trace on a Bitmap, and the results are good. When I go to save the document as SVG and click on "view ...
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Converting populated map SVGs/PNGs to clean SVGs

I am working on this hobby project of mine, where I intend to convert a populated map SVG/PNG to clean SVG. For example consider this : to a clean SVG with only outlines of the different ...
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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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Little Gaps between rectangles when exporting .svg with Illustrator

i have these little white gaps between the rectangles (only in exported .svg files) In illustrator im able to zoom in as far as possible without seeing any of these Is there a way to fix this? I ...
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How to correctly recolor in Adobe Illustrator?

I have an SVG ( http://www.feingeist.io/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Polygon_grey.svg), which I want to recolor. Initially, I wanted to achieve this by using CSS function background-blend-mode: ...
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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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Sketch: Broken Combined shape export to SVG?

I'm trying to export some vector art made by composing Ovals. When I exported my art first time everything had gone fine. After few changes in other Layers in my file (the picture shown is a part of ...
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Is it possible to import my own SVG into Canva

I'm trying to figure out a way how to import my own vector SVG graphic to Canva. I've tried numerous tutorials on creating SVG files from Adobe Illustrator, I've tried numerous Ai to SVG convertors, ...
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Setting OpenType features in SVG. Getting Tabular Oldstyle figures to show up in the browser?

In Adobe Illustrator there is the OpenType panel Alt+Shift+Ctrl+T which lets us set OpenType features for fonts that support them. For example with Montserrat I can set Figure: Tabular Oldstyle to ...
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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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Is there a way to export multiple layer combinations in Inkscape using the command line?

I have an SVG with multiple layers and I need to generate different png/jpeg files containting all possible combinations of certain layers. Is there a way to do this? I thought it might be possible to ...
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Gradient numbers for multiple svg export from illustrator

When exporting to svg from Illustrator, the code generates a "linear-gradient-" or "radial-gradient-" plus number. This seems to work until I export multiple files with different gradients. No matter ...
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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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How to correctly using potrace (CLI) to trace bitmap

I was trying to vectorize a .png. I found a utility (which is incorporated into InkScape), the potrace. If any of you knows how to use potrace, kindly teach me the right way to get sharp output. ...
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Illustrator: Merging lines that run parallel within a given distance

The circle shows an intersection with several lines representing a main road that I would like to be just one line. I'm attempting to find a way to merge all main roads in this manner, as efficiently ...
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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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Export selection from Illustrator with same content as exported PNG files

I have an SVG loaded into Illustrator. I perform a selection on the illustration, go to File -> Export Selection, and export the selected content as a PNG and it looks exactly like my selection, ...
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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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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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How best to join multiple SVG Files info 1?

While I do realize that this question has bee n asked, and answered, the answers seems to have very mixed results, and unfortunately, the reasoning for the joining in the posts I have found appear to ...
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Remove transforms on <use> elements in Inkscape 1.2

is there a way to "tell" Inkscape to apply x/y coordinates on elements (clones of a symbol) instead of transform() when positioning? The known trick with ungrouping/regrouping cannot be ...
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Import SVG as shape/path in Photoshop

Is there a way to import an SVG into Photoshop and have it be treated as a shape/path? or perhaps converted to a shape/path so that it can be edited (e.g. manipulate its control points, change its ...
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SVG for WPF from illustrator – URL?

Has anyone got some fool-proof settings for exporting SVG files from illustrator for WPF environment dev buttons? Specifically, I'm being told by the developers the icons with a gradient are ...
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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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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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Relative coordinates in animateMotion path

I cannot figure out why the blue ball1 in the following example does not "move to" the point on the path specified in #wire from its starting positions to mimic the path animation of the pink ball2. ...
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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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Inkscape (and Cricut Design Space): Text problems

I've imported an svg to edit in Inkscape, creating this text with lines, selected all and converted stroke to path. I may have also clicked Object to Path at some point and admittedly am not really ...
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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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Illustrator CC export svg changes sparkle shape to circle

i've got 3 "sparkle" shapes. When I export the svg the exported one converts the sparkles to cirlces. I've messed with the setting and cannot figure it out. thanks.
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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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How to export font names as web font names in Adobe Illustrator CC

I'm trying to see if there's a quick and dirty way to export Adobe Illustrator files as SVGS that use the web font names on my company's website instead of the system font names on my machine. Is ...
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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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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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Recolor shapes from an image

At scale, how can I recolor shapes based on the image they're covering? For example, if you had a picture of a map, and you wanted to recolor a bunch of stars laid over top of it. If you only had a ...
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How can I import a vector format file into Google Drawing

Apparently this is not possible out of the box. I have found some crazy workarounds that require using different operating systems and 4 different applications but I was hoping for something simpler ...
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Fontforge/Illustrator problems with SVG files and fonts

This is my first attempt at designing a font. I created SVGs in Adobe Illustrator 2022 from editing an open-source font, typing, then converting the text to paths, then manipulating before saving as ...
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svg music flat symbol does not position correctly

I am using Adobe Illustrator CS4; I have an ai file that displays correctly, I convert to an svg file that also displays correctly in Illustrator. Then I load it up to a web site and the flat symbol ...
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Inkscape converted file not recognize

I have saved an SVG file to WMF and EMF file format using Inkscape (0.91). However Google Drawing do not recognize these files. However when I use online tool for conversion (CloudConvert) Google ...

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