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

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rsvg-convert bad image quality

I've modified some old electrical plans with Inkscape who are scanned. Now I have to re-convert them into PDF format, then merge them to the original document. The problem is that, with Inkscape, I ...
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How can I display an SVG containing other SVGs in an image viewer? (An SVG containing image with href to another image)

I'm unable to get any image viewers to display SVG files that have an image or use with an href attribute, that points to another SVG file. I can view it in a browser, but I'm looking for an image ...
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Krita: Clean up image [closed]

How do you clean up a line drawing that you scanned? The main issue is that the lines come in rather pixelated. I know that there are methods to make selections by pixel color within Krita but I don'...
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Is there any image viewer that supports animated SVG?

I know we can view animated SVG files using web browsers. I wonder if there is a software that works exclusively as an image viewer with SVG animations support.
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Gnome Imageviewer 3.36.3 cannot open svg file

Using Ubuntu 20.04 to analyse start-up performance, I ran the following systemd command: sudo systemd-analyze plot > systemd-analyze-plot.svg However the default native Gnome image viewer/Eye of ...
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Huge .svg. How to open in 20.04

After upgrading to 20.04, I cannot open big svg files. I get: XML parse error: cannot load more than 200000 XML elements Problem occurs in Image Viewer and Gimp, while ImageMagick display, inkscape, ...
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How can I enable custom SVG fonts for Image Viewer (Eye of Gnome)?

I have some SVG files with custom fonts. I can open them and fonts look nice in Firefox, but the font is not properly displayed in Eye of Gnome (Image Viewer) application. Why is this so, and how can ...
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SVG textpath doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Attempting to place text along a path. Example from web but fails on my box: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?> <svg xmlns="http://www....
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How to install rsvg-view in Ubuntu 20?

I know that I should install librsvg2-bin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install librsvg2-bin but after that : rsvg-view-3 rsvg-view-3: command not found so it not works. So I look for the command:...
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Error when trying to print PDF generated using rsvg-convert

I'm trying to create an A3 PDF from an SVG file on the command line in Ubuntu. The Conversion works great and looks spot on. However, when I try to print the PDF in Adobe Acrobat I get the error: An ...
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Not able to open .svg files: XML parse error

Upgraded to 20.04 today and, somehow, Document Viewer is not able to open .svg files. It keeps giving this error. Previously, when I was using 18.04, everything was working fine. No such errors I ...
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Are the LibreOffice SVG icon sets available in Ubuntu?

Arch Linux has several sets of SVG icons included with their libreoffice packages. These icons look nice on medium-high DPI screens: On Ubuntu, there is no "Colibre (SVG)" option in the icon style ...
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Batch resize a folder full of SVG

I have some Google Material Design icons in a folder. Around 100 of them in a folder. They are very small, the canvas is only 24x24 px. I got Inkscape installed and can resize them one by one. But ...
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Error with Qtcreator when running project "error: Unknown module(s) in QT: qml quickwidgets svg quick" [duplicate]

I have successfully installed Qtcreator 5.9.7 on Linux 18.04, checked by running example project. Now I am trying to run my old project, created on 5.7.1 on Desktop PC and getting the following error. ...
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SVG files show as black matted outlines

I've tried everything but I still can't get these SVG files to show up as anything but the all-black matted version of themselves. Transparency AROUND the image is fine, internally, just black. ...
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Are the Ubuntu wallpapers open source?

I'm looking for the source files (Inkscape SVG, Illustrator or whatever application was used to create them) for the default Ubuntu wallpapers for the last few versions of Ubuntu. Are they available ...
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Location of SVG source file for folder icon (GNOME)

I am looking for the source SVG file for the GNOME icons. It appears as though most sources redirect people to places like /usr/share/icons/Adwaita/scalable/ but the specific icon I am looking for is ...
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How can I print svg files from command line using image viewer (eog) or lpr?

Is it possible to print an svg file via image viewer (i.e. eye of gnome) from the command line, or by using lpr? The underlying problem is that I have a directory with many svg files in it and want ...
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Wrong window buttons color with a custom theme

I'd like to make a custom theme for Ubuntu 16.04. Searching for the best method, I decided to use the Radiance theme (included in Ubuntu) and modify icons and stuff... I'm trying to replace the ...
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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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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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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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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 file....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I convert a PNG to SVG, using 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 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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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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How to create a png with transparent background in inkscape?

Is it possible? A PNG usually consumes less storage space compared to an SVG. Sometimes I need small sized images in sites like Launchpad. When I simply save as PNG, the background remains white, not ...
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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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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 a program that can take an .svg screenshot?
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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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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 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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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 GIMP. ...
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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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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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