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Inkscape export to PNG not showing background with high resolution

I am trying to export a .svg file to .png with Inkscape. The original .svg file was created with the prettymaps python toolbox (https://github.com/marceloprates/prettymaps) which creates .svg images ...
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Is there a way to insert mathematical expressions into an SVG's XML?

I'm wondering if it is at all possible to edit an SVG's XML so that M 36, 187 H 61.455844 can be more precisely calculated. I tried M 36, 187 H (36+18*sqrt(2)) to see if that would work, though ...
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freepik and flaticon doesnt allow their image to be used as main element?

so in 2018 i created a mobile game using resource from Flaticon and Freepik. and recently i buy the premium subscription from flaticon. after reading the FAQ again, some of it make me confused so i ...
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Inkscape Fonts Differences Internal vs. Poppler Import

I created a simple example plot in R and exported it as a PDF. I use Inkscape to create an SVG file. However, I have noticed that the font is different when I use the internal library to import the ...
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Add custom points to a shape that has been converted to a path without disfiguring the svg/path

I have a custom shape that i've just given converted to a path and then i click on the nodes tool and see the following :- Now what i'd like to do is delete these nodes and add custom nodes at ...
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Inkscape SVG becomes very large compared to PDF

I have created a simple example plot, which I have as a pdf file. I use Inkscape to create an SVG file. However, the file gets very large, which I think is caused by the black lines. Inkscape draws ...
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Powerpoint to saving a picture in .svg format

I am drawing circuits in powerpoint for a report. The idea is to save this circuit as an .svg file which will be included in latex after converting it to.eps format. While saving the picture ...
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Inkscape generated SVGs have pixilated / jagged lines on curves

I've been trying to make some icons in inkscape. However, some icons appear to have a "jagged" or "pixelated" effect at curves especially where two shapes overlap each other. Here'...
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Illustrator - Break mesh into gradient squares [duplicate]

I would like to export an illustration in Illustrator to SVG, but it doesn't support gradient mesh. Is it possible to break the mesh into squares, each one with it's gradient and export it as SVG? ...
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Generating a clickable SVG floorplan, where I need to manually "close off" rooms to make them clickable

This is a follow-up to my previous question Converting a floorplan image to SVG paths (in Inkscape, or alternative). I start with a JPEG of a floorplan: I want "close off" the rooms, and ...
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How do I programmatically flow text into an SVG template?

I would like to add text to an SVG template layout and have it flow into the rectangles I have created for it. I would like to do this programmatically. My initial thought was to use Inkscape and D3....
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Remove raster image(s) from SVG

I am a web developer.. I am not versed in the expertise of graphic design or managing SVG's excluding what you can do with them with web development. I am working on a clients site and the SVG logo ...
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How to save history in Inkscape when saving an svg file?

I have been saving svg files using the Save a Copy. But when I re-open the file and go to Undo History, there is no history to undo, even though I made a lot of changes to the file before I saved and ...
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Not able to save inkscape file correctly

I made an inkscape file for an Olympics poster and saved it as svg but the circle in Japan's flag isn't showing up. When I open the svg in inkscape, everything is fine but in chrome and any other ...
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How to delete sections of path in GIMP?

I have a path in GIMP, imported from an SVG created in Inkscape. The path consists of multiple letters converted from text, so there are multiple unconnected sections of the path. I want to delete all ...
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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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How to edit an Inkscape file in Adobe Illustrator while preserving the aspects (fonts/placement/etc.) of the original file?

I created a poster in Inkscape, but the person I created it for would like to edit it in Adobe Illustrator. The Inkscape file (saved in both Inkscape SVG and EPS format) contains text, images and ...
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How to export an SVG file to DXF R14 using Inkscape command line?

I need to convert multiple SVG files to DXF for use with a laser cutter. I know how to do it with Inkscape using the GUI using File > Save As, but it is tedious if I have a lot of files to convert. ...
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Inkscape changing last imported SVG colors when importing a new SVG

I am using Inkscape 1.1 (2021-05-23) to create some templates for a reMarkable 2 Paper Tablet. When I import an SVG into the canvas reusing pre-existing work, the colors are retained. However, the ...
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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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How can we make this symbol in Inkscape?

Question: How can we make the following symbol in Inkscape software? The color is not important, it can be just default color. But the look (position of the letters, their layout etc.) is important. ...
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Illustrator - Maintaining Coordinates when exporting Layers as SVG's

I made a very simple house in Illustrator, placing each of it's elements in it's own independent layer as follows: Door Windows Roof House I then used Illustrator's "Asset Export" to ...
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Inkscape. Can I copy the current documents SVG code without exporting?

So I work in the cloud using my browser. Exporting my SVG files I make in Inkscape and then either uploading them or copying the code becomes a bit repetative. is there a button or shortcut that will ...
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How To Scale Stroke Width For SVG In Sketch?

I created this image in Sketch using two rectangles and a circle: This is what is looks like with a width of 135px and height of 102px: When I scale it I would like it to look EXACTLY the same, just ...
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Adobe Illustrator changes the shape when saved as SVG

I finished making my bot illustration in Illustrator which currently looks like this but when i exported it as SVG it looks like this I tried altering many of the SVG preferences while exporting but ...
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InDesign: Export with SVG in spot colors

My Indesign document needs to be printed with a spot color. I have a svg-logo which is supposed to have this exact spot color. It seems that I have no control over the color of the svg? How can I ...
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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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Is there a tool in Inkscape to "un-bend" a circular path to be straight?

I know there is a way to map an object with a rectangular area along a path in Inkscape (see Inkscape: Bend a vector along a circular arc) I would like to do the reverse: draw a path, and maybe give ...
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Inkscape: I need help with arrangement of seven circles, their arrows and text

This is my result. I created the diagram for Wikipedia. But I don't think the circles are symmetric and I don't know how to make them symmetric in Inkscape. Same goes for the text. I think that the ...
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transform greyscale line into a vector gradient with minimal "svg-instructions"

I am trying to create a Moiré effect. I have an svg containing straight, black horizontal lines. My second pattern consists of a black and white photograph, overlaid with straight, white horizontal ...
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InkScape to convert multiple paths into one single path

Question: How can we convert multiple paths of following svg file into a single path? I have been trying to convert multiple paths of the following svg file into a single path. I tried the following ...
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InkScape - Unable to save as "Optimized with svgo"

I followed the instruction from here to install svgo-inkscape extension. The extension now appears in InkSCape's Save as dialog. But when I try to save the following file as Optimized with svgo (*.svg)...
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Inkscape + Android Studio: Which one is the right format to export for compatibility?

So I was usually creating svg data with inkscape for my Android Projects but recently the import and conversion doesn't work anymore. I compared my old assets with the new ones and seen that the old ...
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Create freehand line with border in Inkscape

The linked SVG image below, which I made in Inkscape, consists of a circle filled with a gradient and a freehand line. I'd like to extend the black border of the circle to the freehand line, so that ...
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Text missing from downloaded svg file

I've downloaded a .svg logo (I've inverted the #fff colours of the element to #000 before downloading) that I want to add to Illustrator/InDesign from a webpage. It loads up fine in a browser, such as ...
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Carriage Return/Line Break Nodes in Inkscape XML Editor

I recently exported an AI file as an SVG and there are a ton of "carriage return/line breaks" as nodes in the XML editor. Opening other SVGs does not reproduce this issue. Is this a UTF ...
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Making two un-touching parts of an SVG the same layer

I have an online application that handles SVG's. It allows the users to drag and drop them and it also has a colour changing system so the user can change the colour of specific elements of the svg. ...
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How to reshape a flow from a Sankey Diagram svg?

I'm producing a few sankey diagrams for a publication. I'm using R for stats and data visualization but finish it all off in Inkscape. There is a particular case where I can't adjust the height / ...
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SVG text to polygon mapping

Fairly new to the community, so apologize for any slip ups in terms of community guidelines and question-posting etiquette. This is a follow up for the the following question I wrote a quick and dirty ...
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Most productive workflow to create animated display ads

I am currently working on over a dozen display ads using Google Web Designer. I use the Static template and animate within GWD to export as a mix of SVG and HTML files that comply with Google's ...
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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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Inkscape SVG is completely blank

I drew a very simple SVG in Inkscape, it generates a normal Svg xml file, but it opens as blank in any browser. I saved it as an optimized svg. The <svg></svg> tag has the right size which ...
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How to convert an image to a specific pallette in Inkscape or Gimp

I have the following problem: I have a color palette as *.gpl from InkStitch "Ink/Stitch: Sulky Rayon" which represents the embroidery threads of a specific manufacturer. It has 280 ...
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Why does this SVG document not open correctly in Adobe Illustrator (latest version of creative cloud)

I have an SVG file called gear.svg with the following contents: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 56 56"><defs/><path d="M25.45 14.84a.67.67 ...
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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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trying to create an hq svg, but also remove the black space top and bottom of image

im trying to create an hq svg, but also remove the black space top and bottom of image. im having difficulties, ive tried vectormagic, picsvg, now i am trying to use inkscape, but im not even sure if ...
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What should be considered when choosing an SVG icon pack?

There are many packages designed using "PATH" or "STROKE". For example: Bootstrap and Feathericons (My favorites) But both of them have obtained packages using different techniques....
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Exporting a clipping mask object - Illustrator keeps the clipped object as transparent space

I've looked all over the stack and internet but haven't been able to find the exact answer. I've tried doing the legacy "File > Export > Export As" and ticking "use artboard" ...
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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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Join multiple SVG files into one? Looking for automatic (scriptable) solution

I have multiple SVG files (such as https://gist.github.com/matkoniecz/8e71fcfabcc52818ed47a430f23ca88b ) All of them have the same height, width, viewbox etc. I want to combine them into one file. ...
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