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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details of (Inkscape) SVG to PDF/X conversion through Scribus

I am trying to gain understanding of some of the nuances of the workflow described in Inkscape SVG → print-ready EPS/PDF workflow. The general approach is to ensure that an SVG document generated by ...
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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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Convert SVG with ex units to jpg

I'm trying to convert a bunch of SVG pictures to JPG with ImageMagick. The problem is that the SVGs have been created with ex units, and the conversion process creates output files having 1px size. ...
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Why does this SVG element have so much whitespace?

Here's a crowbar. I have downloaded the SVG version of it, and have attempted to rotate it so it is more horizontal (for use as a text banner) -- but apparently the highlight (the brighter red on the ...
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Errors in Illustrator CC2019 images saved as svg with url links [migrated]

Regarding this question Add a hyperlink within Illustrator I am having problems in web pages. I saved an image as svg with two polygon image maps with hyperlinks. This is the way I inserted the image &...
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How to adjust the stroke width of an SVG path between two specific nodes?

I'm slowly understanding how to edit paths, objects and nodes of SVG files in Inkscape. Right now, I'm almost done with an arrow loop I'm trying to create. It looks like this: This is now a path. The ...
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Why does the Inkscape path outset tool behave in unexpected ways on my SVG image?

I have two objects of type path in Inkscape. Here's how they look: My goal is to make them both “thicker”. To that end, I thought it would be a good idea to use the Path -> Outset tool. When I do ...
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How to convert a group of two objects to a single path in Inkscape?

I'm trying to convert a group of two objects in Inkscape to a (single) combined path. When I select the image with the arrow tool, it says the following: I tried converting it to a single path by ...
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Adobe Illustrator SVG files looking unclean

I am using Adobe Illustrator from Creative Cloud, most up-to-date version. I have purchased an asset from Adobe Stock and I wanted to save it from .ai to .svg and use it on a web page. This is how the ...
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Adjusting a looped arrow SVG file to match the style with other arrows

I'm using an SVG file to depict intra-regional migration flows of people in the Netherlands. Here's what I made so far: The looped arrow is the only SVG image here, the other arrows are rendered by ...
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How to adjust an SVG image in such a way that it is modifiable in QGIS?

I've downloaded an SVG image of a looped arrow from a website. It looks like this: I'd like to adjust the code of this SVG so as to make the fill color, stroke color, and stroke width modifiable in ...
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Problem converting SVG to PDF

I'm converting SVGs to PDFs (using a svg to pdf library) to use the PDFs in iOS development, but I'm seeing some strange behavior in iOS when I view the images — certain groups / layers seems to be ...
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Remove small white spaces between objects

Take this image: https://cloud.iacchi.casa/s/ZbM5NzYLNiA2nMN most of which is made from concentric rings or adjacent lines. If you open it in inkscape you can already see white spaces between the ...
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Turn Raster To Single Color

I'm trying to create a logo from an image that I want to be one color where the white space is transparent. How can I convert it so that there is only one true color (black) where the edges aren't ...
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My SVG is losing anchor points when I export it

I am having an issue when I go to export my svg. The green part of the svg loses anchor points and instead of being the shape of a leaf turns into an oval. I don't know what to do please help! Here is ...
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Simplify an object in an svg file to reduce file size

I have an svg image generated by another program (for visualisation of molecules) that is super complex, and I'd like to try and automatically simplify it. For example, a simple sphere with a gradient ...
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Why does my document change size between Illustrator and Inkscape? [duplicate]

If I create a 150mm x 150mm document in Illustrator, as such: and then create a 80mm x 80mm square in the middle of the document, as such: then save to .svg format, when I open the document in ...
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Remove path stroke from SVG image [duplicate]

I am drawing some color-filled polygons in Adobe Illustrator using the pen tool. When I export it in a PNG file, the image looks just like I made it. But when I save it as an SVG image and open it in ...
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Illustrator drop shadow masking

Just wondering if anyone knew of a solution to the below: Basically I have the middle shape with the appropriate drop shadow effect applied, but I only want the drop shadow to show on the shapes ...
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Interactive svg for touchscreen

I'm trying to build an interactive screen for a touchscreen wall using HTML and JavaScript. I have build svg images with Adobe Illustrator and added animations to it. But these svg are 2d only. I ...
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Illustrator: how can I truly clip an svg image?

I sometimes use illustrator to make an image, then clip that image. When I export the image to svg all of the clipped parts of the image still affect the boundaries of the svg. I want a scalable ...
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How do I convert multiple SVG files with embedded base64 fonts to a single PDF?

Quite new to graphic design and SVG editing here, so apologies for any mistakes. I have a lot of SVG files of a textbook with embedded base64 font-faces and I want to convert them into a single PDF. ...
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Asking Bbox of a SVG path in Firefox

I am using some svg fonts in a program, where I need exact information about the boundary boxes of each font. In my program I am using the path's ds of the fonts. When I open the shapes in a svg-...
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How to make sure the clipping in a .svg created with Inkscape are imported well in Illustrator

I received a .svg design made with Inkscape and I need to convert it to .ai to send it to a printer. But when opened with Illustrator, lots of features were changed. Most notably, some of the masks (&...
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Figma: flattened vector exports as multiple paths

I flatten multiple vectors into one, so it appears in Figma as follows: However when I export it to SVG, this vector appears as multiple paths in SVG markup. Is the a way in Figma to make it a single ...
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I'm Having A Problem With my SVG Font Design

This is my first take on making fonts. So, please try to be as elaborate as possible. So, i'm going to try and explain my issue as clean and elaborate as possible. I'm using Inkscape to create my font....
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Is There A Way To Open SVG from web URL in Inkscape?

I'm running Inkscape on Linux and usually end up saving SVG's from the web using wget in the terminal. It would be much easier if I could import/open the SVG directly via URL in Inkscape, but I don't ...
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Persian/Arabic text problem in SVG files (in Photoshop V21)

I have an SVG file which contains some Persian text, despite I have set the 'Language Options' to 'Middle Eastern Features' and I can type a text correctly in new documents, when I open the SVG file, ...
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Is it possible to convert a png with a complicated gradient to svg without using taking up too much time in 3d programs

Is it possible to convert a png with a complicated gradient to svg without using taking up too much time in 3d programs. I tried using online programs, but all of the colours wouldn't appear and when ...
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Reusable Logo path in Photoshop

I am new in photoshop so I try to describe what I need to solve. I drew logo which composed of 2 layers and each layer is of different color. This logo I created in workspace which has big resolution (...
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Intersecting Path cancel each other out in Adobe Illustrator

I have a really weird issue in Illustrator and I can't imagine that I am the only one who stumbled across this. I am trying to make a standardized icon set for use in Powerpoint. Other people working ...
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Single incorrect glyph when exported to SVG at smaller font size (Illustrator CC)

I'm trying to export an SVG for web use from Illustrator and for some reason the o in this font family (Bilo) refuses to play nicely. This is what it looks like inside of AI. The larger text is 22px, ...
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Cleaning up nodes in Inkscape

I have the following SVG: I am using Inkscape to create and edit this SVG. I wanted to have my Mask layer as the background and put all the other stuff on top of it. So to do that I duplicated all ...
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Affinity Designer v Adobe Illustrator for creating an svg icon library [duplicate]

I am looking at exporting SVG images using Adobe Illustrator 2020 for putting together my own custom icon library to use in a web page. This is a simple set of 2 artboards. With a minus icon outline ...
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Suggested workflow for vectorizing logos with gradients

I was impressed with how much grunt work can be handled within AI's image trace function: Object -> image trace -> make and expand However, for more sophisticated logos, things become less ...
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I need a tool to design SVG for HTML

Basically, a lot of SVG editors, even Inkscape, insert tons of random stuff into the file that is not needed to render it correctly inside an HTML. I want to be able to copy the source of the file, ...
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Same vector graphics but different SVG output in CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator

I had draw an ellipse in corel and illustrator and export as SVG. when i open their code, it was major difference in those two files. Look at below ellipse SVG code I think Illustrator looks clean. ...
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svg rendered correctly only inside inkscape

I created an object with inkscape and added an overlay object(blend mode) on top. The problem is that outside of inkscape(other editors etc.) i can only see the overlay and not the combination of the ...
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Cut out a city in a map based on (a path) administrative boundries

I want to cut out this city, from a map, based on the yellow dotted line (administratieve boundries). So what is within the yellow line I want to remain and what is out off the line I want to delete. ...
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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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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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