Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), the W3C standard format for 2D vector images

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How can I reduce the size of a SVG using software on Ubuntu?

I would like to optimize a SVG using software on Ubuntu (and by optimize I mean to reduce the file size without loosing any visible parts of the graphic) and I do mean software I know there are some ...
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Inkscape .svg files appear different in Image Viewer

As you can see, the .svg file is rendered differently by Image Viewer to the left (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS's default program for opening .svg files) and Inkscape 0.48.4 r9939 to the right. Any way to fix ...
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investigation of librsvg-dev

While testing the node-librsvg, which provides a node interface to convert svg to png images using librsvg-dev, I realized that it works really well on Ubuntu 12 , but some images can not be converted ...
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Is there a way to batch export SVGs to PNGs?

I have these SVGS and I'd like to export them to PNG images, I could export them with Inkscape but that would mean open each file and export that file to PNG which is not efficient (I have hundreds of ...
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find does not go through all files in folder structure

I want to convert a massive bunch of wmf files (120860!) to svg in many subfolders (27 subfolder with many sub-subfolders each). I have this bash script that does for i in `find -iname "*.wmf"`; do ...
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Latex font as ubuntu system font

I would like to make fonts used by latex (xelatex to be precise) available as system font. Since I only find a lot of questions asking the reverse, I am not sure if it is possible at all. My ...
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Convert pdf to monochrome via inkscape command line

I have a 65-page PDF file that has text in a dark grey. (Actual text, not a picture/image of text.) Printing on my B/W printer, the text gets all blurry, because the printer is trying to make it less ...
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How do I convert a PNG to SVG, using a software?

I'd like to be able to crop SVG chemical structures, completely (see this question), that were created using MarvinSketch and I think I might have thought of a solution; I use MarvinSketch to create a ...
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how to convert .svg image to .png? [duplicate]

I would like to change the color of some SVG pictures and then save them as PNG images. I have installed GIMP. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. How can I do that?
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Export image as SVG in GIMP

I have a project I have been working on (an image) within GIMP and I would like to export it as an SVG. Is this possible, or am I going to have to stick with exporting multiple sizes of an image? I ...
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How can I export Evolus Pencil mockups to SVG?

Evolus Pencil is a powerful FOSS GUI mock-up tool. Unfortunately it doesn't support SVG export out of the box. Is there any way I can still convert my Pencil mock-ups to SVG?
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How can I prevent Chromium from opening svg files?

Chromium keeps opening svg files in the browser despite the default association of Inkscape with svg files. Steps to reproduce: Download an svg file Go to chrome:downloads and click on the svg ...
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How do I save areas of an Inkscape file to separate SVG files?

I am working on making window buttons for a Unity 7 theme using Inkscape. The file I have uses a 7x4 grid, with each grid space 19px square and containing a single button image. Multiple layers are ...
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SVG image viewer with auto-reload and auto-fit

I am currently building a project that requires the creation of multiple SVG images. Hence, I was on the hunt for a proper image viewer that supports this file format. The EOG (Eye Of Gnome) viewer ...
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Inkscape File recovery

I was working on Inkscape software and saved my file as .png, after that my laptop suddenly stopped working. I restarted the system (hoping there will be a recovery file as inkscape .svg) but there ...
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Inkscape to PDF Font issue when saving/Exporting to PDF

I am exporting an Inkscape vector graphic (.SVG) to the PDF format required by the digital printers but one of the fonts used (namely Futura BdCn BT) is not formatting correctly in the exported PDF ...
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SVG in cbz (comic)

As an experiment, I create a CBZ (comic format) document that was composed of zipped SVG images rather the usual raster images Evince happily opened this - much to my delight because it is a very ...
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How to make Pinta save .svg files?

Is there a codec pack or something that lets me save SVG and XPM files with Pinta???
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SVG miniature sizes in Nautilus

Nautilus shows miniatures of SVG images but some are smaller and some are bigger. How can I adjust this, in either Nautilus or images themselves?
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How to create a png with transparent background in inkscape?

Is it possible? A PNG is generally less in size than an SVG. Sometimes I need small sized images in sites like Launchpad.
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Convert SVG to PDF on several sheets

I have a SVG file created in Inkscape. I want to print it on multiple sheets to finally form a big poster. I need these multiple sheets converted to a PDF so I can print it from any operating system. ...
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Why does this one SVG file cause Libreoffice Writer to slow down?

I have a LibreOffice Writer file that contains two SVG files. Both SVG files are about 200Kb in size, and neither contain anything other than vectors, so far as I know. There are no embedded PNGs or ...
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Writing a bash script to create PNGs out of SVG with Inkscape from a directory

I'm very new to bash scripting and I hope that someone can help me with that task. I have a directory filled with *.SVG-files and I want to batch convert them with inkscape to PNG with the following ...
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Edit Polygon in Ubuntu

I have a polygon in the following format: [813,1623],[816,1623],[818,1617],[823,1626],[831,1626],[832,1629],[839,1632],[841,1636],[837,1636],[842,1640],[839,1632],[835,1631],[831,1624],[827,1621],[...
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How to render 3D models as SVG vector graphics? (planar projection)

This image (original SVG from Wikipedia, public domain) was created using the following procedure: Create a 3D model in Google sketchup Export as PDF Import in Inkscape Save as SVG Is there a ...
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Download SVG EDIT for using it in mediawiki

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Server with mediawiki 1.21 (newest stable) version on it. Now I need this extension svgedit extension , I configurated my LocalSettings.php and put all required files in the ...
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Can I use PNG instead of SVG for icons? [closed]

I'm making a theme. I'm new to the whole linux/ ubuntu thing. I have a lot of experience using photoshop/ gimp so drawing up some icons in those programs is a piece of cake to me. I was messing around ...
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Problem with SVG image in QML

I use the QT5 from ppa:canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-proper. When trying to use a SVG as ab image source like Image { source: "sample.svg" height: 100 width: 100 } I get the following error: ...
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Create an .svg screenshot

Is there an application which can makes a .svg screenshot?
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How do I convert a svg to a png using dithering for gradients?

If I create a gradient between two similar colours in Inkscape and export it to a png it looks something like this: If you look closely you can see rings. If I create a gradient in GIMP, there's the ...
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How do I install librsvg 2.36 on Lucid? [closed]

As I believe, latest librsvg for Lucid(that is 2.26.3) seems to have a bug in that it shifts the layers of the image. I tried to build it from source but then I had to build dependencies, and they ...
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What vector-image application can export in Corel or Adobe Illustrator formats?

Inkscape seems to be the best alternative to Adobe Illustrator, but as far as I can tell it can only read the AI SVG format. There seems to be a solution on Windows but I can't tell if that is also ...
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How do I render SVG files with subpixel hinting for text?

I need to render an SVG image with very small text, so I would like to use subpixel hinting, like so: Inkscape doesn't provide an option to use subpixel hinting for PNG export, neither does the ...
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Where can I find SVG sources of the Ubuntu icons?

I'm trying to make some modifications to the default Ubuntu iconset (mimetypes and some application icons) But can't seem to find the svg for these files - are SVG versions of these available? If so ...
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Crashing .svg in Nautilus [closed]

It happens sometimes, but I've managed to restore the Nautilus without rebooting the system.But today, when I attached a file .svg by e-mail, he first caught the Google Chrome and then Firefox 5, and ...
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How can memory be freed for Inkscape?

I'm working on a large map with Inkscape on a Dell Vostro 1510. Computer specifications are: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5670 @ 1.80GHz Total Memory: 3014 MiB (70% free) Total Swap: 3060 MiB ...
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Where can I find Ubuntu Posters?

I'd like to put up some posters around where I go to school, where would I find some great looking posters, flyers and tips on advocacy?
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How can I collect all svg icons from my computer?

I want to make use of all the icons which are installed on my computer to make art, posters and designs, what is the best way of making them all easily browsable from inkscape?