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I solved it by adding an anchor point randomly on the curves of the sparkle. It didn't affect the smoothness of the lines and it exported with no problem.


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This probably isn't relevant to this particular case, but for anyone looking here for answers it might be worth considering an experience I had - One of my colleagues was dealing with another company and struggling to find a file format that worked for both of them. I said, how about asking them what software they're using. Guess what - it was Corel - same ...


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You could use the Edit Paths by Nodes tool N to grab a path and bend it. There's no need to add any extra nodes to the rectangle for this to work. Example What this really does is pulls out Bézier curves from the nodes. When you have the rectangle selected using the Nodes tool N, click and drag a rectangle selection around all four nodes, this will select ...


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You can use "Bend" path effect as follows: Select your path. Path > Path Effects... and add Bend effect. Select Edit on-canvas and use the mouse to bend the path.


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Inkscape requires the xlink: namespace for the href attribute on the <image>-tag. Most browsers nowadays understand it without that, but it seems like Inkscape still requires it. Simply change it to xlink:href= on the image element and add the xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" namespace to the <svg>-tag.


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You could use Inkscape which is free, or virtually any vector image editor. Copy and paste your signature image into Inkscape, lock it in place. Then draw the signature paths on top using the Bézier Tool (aka Pen Tool). Once you have finished unlock and delete the image. An example


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It looks like you want to simulate an "elliptical brush". To do that first create a circle with the circle-tool. The size doesn't matter as it will be just a "preview" of your brush. Just make sure it is not yet an ellipse, so hold the Ctrl-key while drawing it: Next group that circle by itself (Ctrl-G) then scale and rotate the group ...


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A pattern along a path can only be a single colour. You'd need a single combined path. See the example below coloured pink. Variable strokes are possible using the Power Stroke Path Effect. You can't really use both together in the way you've imagined. It doesn't really work. You can try, but the result won't be what you are looking for. Of course there's ...


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