SVG, short for Scalable Vector Graphics, is a language used for describing two-dimensional vector graphics.

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Latex SVG with variable Text

-this question is a dublicate of a stackoverflow-question- I would like to write a document with figures containing variable text. In the combination of SVG and Latex, I tried to acomplish this: In ...
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Latex SVG with variable Text [closed]

I would like to write a document with figures containing variable text. In the combination of SVG and Latex, I tried to acomplish this: In Latex preamble I added: \newcommand{\mwhw}{HelloWorld} ...
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Including and updating of pdf_tex files from svg with inkscape in directory of choice

I'm working on a way to have my .svg exported with inkscape to .pdf_tex if the .svg file was changed. That allows me to change the figure, hit Ctrl+S and then just compile my tex file. I adapted some ...
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How not to extract text when using \includesvg?

When using the includesvg macro that is provided by the svg package to include an svg image, all "text components" of the image (see the manual) are separated into a pdf_tex file (which is basically a ...
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Undefined control sequence at: “\begin{document}”

When trying to compile this document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{subcaption} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \end{document} I get the following error message: ...
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How do I put a bounding box around a poorly saved .SVG image?

! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in ./queen-diamond-red.svg (no BoundingBox). How do I put proper bounding boxes into an .SVG file? I tried viewBox="0 0 156 156" I attached the ...
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\includesvg produces “No room for a new \read”

I've already searched a lot about it and I'm aware of both questions "No room for a new \read" with writing a journal and No room for a new \read/\write. Still, I couldn't find a solution to ...
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How do i get multiple font sizes in eps+tex output from inkscape?

I am trying to get different size fonts in a tex file exported from inkscape. The idea is that my figure might have header text that should be bigger than other text. For example, I have this in ...
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Inserting graph from gnuplot to latex

How to insert high quality graph drawn in GNUplot in LaTeX. I am trying to use following method: draw graph in gnuplot saving it as SVG file converting svg into pdf Inserting pdf into latex file ...
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How can I change the converter for SVGs previews in LyX?

I've been using SVG files in my LyX documents, on Arch Linux (LyX 2.1.1), but found that when converting to PDF, the default rsvg-convert does a poor job, with many artifacts (e.g. lost text, lost ...
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Position of included svg image

how can I include an .svg image and center it relative to a specific point? There is a specific point in the image that should be equidistant from both the left and the right of the page.
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Does MathJax cache SVG content? [closed]

I have extracted LaTeX content from .tex file, that I put on the website and choose SVG as output, because it provides the smallest possible size so I consider that It will be the best choise also ...
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Asymptote SVG export as vectors, instead of rendered. How?

TL;DR : my question is in bold below. Preamble: I'm pretty new to Latex. Been fiddling around with both MikTex and TexLive for a few days. Have got a working setup on Windows (with ghostscript, Image ...
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Include SVG does not detect file

I am trying to render an .svg image using the svg.sty package in latex. When I run the following code I get three errors. Posted below the code ...
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How to make LaTeX automatically call Inkscape to export figure to *.pdf_tex?

I'm working with Inkscape to update all the figures of a book, using the PDF+LaTeX option to export the figures. Right now, every time I modify a figure I "save as..." both with Inkscape's *.svg and ...
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Did one manage to get the new dvisvgm driver from PGF 3.0 to work?

Background: PGF 3.0 added a new, direct way to create SVG. It now has a dvisvgm driver (pgfsys-dvisvgm.def) which has fewer (claimed) limitations than the pgfsys-tex4ht.def driver. Except it doesn't ...
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Include SVG aligns/centers different when used with “newcommand”? [duplicate]

this is my first post in this forum, but i have been here a thousand times, enjoying the high-quality answers to often also good quality questions. So i try my best to also provide all needed ...
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TeX Live unable to call inkscape (SVG Package)

I am working with a fresh install (from source) of TeX Live on Ubuntu Server 13.10. I would like to use the svg package to allow SVG files to be directly included. In the background, the svg package ...
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Render documents as cubic spline outlines

The Metafont system is very different from the Postscript or Truetype systems that store the entire font outlines in quadratic and cubic splines, respectively. Metafont font outlines are, I believe, ...
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How can I generate a nicely laid out image including text and a png image?

I would like to generate an image which incorporates some text, nicely laid out with a nice font, and a png image which has to be included in the image. I could put this together quite quickly in ...
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How to convert font file to a series of Bézier curves?

While we are solving this question How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?, we are facing some interesting subproblems. This is the first one. How we could convert any font file (OTF, TTF, ...
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How to use a custom, scalable, symbol in LaTeX

I want to use a custom symbol in my document that is treated like any other letter or math symbol by LaTeX. I do not want to superimpose existing symbols in order to create a new one but rather create ...
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Compiling snippets without extra clutter

Assuming that I have some equations in latex A_{m,n} = \begin{pmatrix} a_{1,1} & a_{1,2} & \cdots & a_{1,n} \\ a_{2,1} & a_{2,2} & \cdots & a_{2,n} \\ \vdots & ...
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Specify SVG element ids when converting pgf/tikz figures to SVG

I have a bunch of tikz figures that I would like to convert to svg for inclusion in a webpage. I can successfully use dvisvgm to convert the figures to svg. I noticed that in the resulting svg, some ...
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Inkscape SVG with opacity exported to PDF in pdflatex document not displayed correctly on Mac OS X

I use Inkscape to create graphics which I export to PDFs in order to include them into a LaTeX documents (with \includegraphics and using pdflatex). I didn't notice that there is something wrong until ...
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Help to change svg package to include a 600dpi pdf instead of creating huge pdf with vector graphic. (Downgrade PDF)

I am using the svg package to include an svg file with transparent 3D graphic and latex code to be set at the right label positions. I tried many different methods to do that (matlab->eps+tex file) ...
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Matlab->plot2svg->Inkscape->pdf+latex->includesvg = slow rendering pdf + large file. How to solve that?

I have the following workflow. I use matlab to produce 3D plots with transparency and I want to use the workflow of setting the text inside the figure in latex. I am using Texniccenter and MikTex the ...
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Postscript, EPS and PSTricks: what are the differences at this conditions? [closed]

The program that I use as an editor for vector based images is able to export using the following standards: Postscript 2 and 3 ( .ps ) PSTricks macro written in Latex ( .tex ) Eps ( .eps ) SVG ( ...
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\includesvg does not detect SVG file

Input test.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \includesvg{my-svg-file} \end{document} my-svg-file.svg (in the same folder): ...
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tikz Join line segments of different thickness with miter

Reading "tikz Multi-segment Line of Varying Thickness" provides a good explanation to join segments, but it seems that the rounded corner transition is the only way to do this nicely? I would like to ...
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How can I convert TikZ to SVG on a Mac?

I'd like to be able to convert a TikZ picture written in LaTeX, into an SVG file which I could load up in Inkscape, for some "tweaking". I have read the threads How can I produce a .svg file from a ...
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TeX to epub conversion

I want to create epub document, but I only have a tex file (unfortunately, mathematical formulas, and drawing diagrams). I tried pandoc: tex to html, tex to xhtml, to xml, but nothing works properly. ...
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eqnarray math to svg

I want to write a perl processor that filters equations out of html images and creates svg replacements for it so that my equations show up nicely in epub and in major browsers. (I understand that ...
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How to include file with extension SVG in LaTeX(Tex.tex)? [duplicate]

Is there a way to include svg figures directly into LaTeX? I have only mySVG.svg file and myTex.tex file. The big question is how to include this svg into my file with extension tex. I tried all ...
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Install package svg.sty

I am using Kile to write latex documents. I want to include .svg picture in my document. After including \usepackage{svg} and compiling my document into pdf, I have an error: "File 'svg.sty' ...
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Command line SVG2TikZ

(Apologies if this is too far from topic, but I thought it might be of interest to some here) I am writing a makefile to take a bunch of SVGs that I have drawn and turn them into TikZ pictures via ...
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How to include SVG syntax into LaTeX [duplicate]

Is it possible to include SVG code into LaTex? If it's possible how can I do that ? Short Example: <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" version="1.1"> <path d="M150 0 L75 200 L225 200 ...
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PS to EPS preserving bounding box

I have an SVG file and would like to turn that into EPS for embedding into a latex file to be eventually used by dvips. I can use rsvg-convert to turn my SVG into PS. I then can use ps2eps to turn ...
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How to import SVG or EPS files with LaTeX legends on Inkscape?

I usually plot my functions using Matlab or Python (matplotlib) and set labels with LaTeX. Occasionally, the plots have some rendering problem and I edit their SVG or EPS files using Inkscape. The ...
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.svg included incorrectly in two-column IEEE conference template

Unlike other figures, my .svg figure is never in the middle of the column and its right part is out of the page. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{natbib} % for the ...
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Convert color SVG / PDF to greyscale, using hatching patterns

I have a couple of charts which are in PDF or SVG format. I want to embed them as figures, but I want to replace colors with different types of hatching patterns. Is it possible to do this with LaTeX? ...
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Trying to convert an svg to use in LaTeX

I know this is only semi-tex related but I think it's something a lot of people are familiar with. I used inkscape to grab an image out of a pdf. After doing so, I found out the only way it would ...
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Is this a bug with Inkscape and/or LaTeX or am I missing something?

I want to include figures generated by inkscape which include transparency. When I change the width of the figures, things get weird. Have you ever noticed this and is there a better way to do? % ...
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How do I label and reference an Inkscape file using \input?

I have written the following code in TexShop: \begin{figure}[h] \begin{center} \def\svgwidth{\columnwidth} \input{<nameoffile>.pdf_tex} \caption{figure 1} \label{fig:no1} \end{center} ...
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Font size change in svg included in pdflatex beamer document

I include an svg I created with matplotlib (see here how - at the bottom) using pyplot.savefig("test.svg") in my latex document. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{svg} ...
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Faster Metapost SVG Output with TeX?

I am generating some diagrams with METAPOST. I need the output in SVG format. My labels are generated by calls to LaTeX via Tex.mp and its TEX METAPOST definition (also called a macro). My ...
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Why do some of the characters in my included PDF file show up transparent?

I'm trying to include a PDF file in my LaTeX document (I'm using pdflatex), which looks as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \includegraphics[page=1]{fdt1} ...
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Approach to creating graphics in book - TikZ, SVG, PDF, Inkscape?

I have a series of "charts" I created with Excel (before discovering LaTeX) to show the ROM character patterns for an old computer for inclusion in a book on retrocomputing. My dilemma is how to ...
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Including pdf_tex images from inkscape

I am trying to use pdftex to lay out a document including images made in inkscape. From inkscape I can output the images as pdfs with accompanying pdf_tex files and put these in a figure environment. ...
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Error using htlatex with tikz forest package, invalid SVG generated

htlatex is supposed to support tikz with \def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-tex4ht.def} and it does on some tikz examples, but for some other examples, it gives bad svg images. UPDATE I was able to reduce the ...