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

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Workaround for the animations in Beamer? How to convert a pdf presentation to a Sozi svg?

I want to use Beamer to write my presentations, mainly because I can use TikZ code on it. I also use to include png and pdf figures, so I like to compile with pdflatex. However, I'm starting to hate ...
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Inserting SVG images in Latex

I need to include some SVG graphics in my latex file. The SVG files have been created with a Python program, they don't come from Inkscape (I know that there are a lot of questions answered about the ...
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include SVG using ST3 latextools build system

I am trying to include SVG into my document using the SVG package. On OSX Yosemite I use Sublime Text 3 with the LatexTools Package, BasicTex 2015 and Inkscape installed via Homebrew Cask, additional ...
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Generating sequence of SVG images with Tikz/Beamer

I use Tikz and Beamer a lot when creating slides and I was wondering if there was a simple way of using the same framework to generate a sequence of SVG images (or any other format that could be used ...
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How to inlcude svg in xelatex [duplicate]

How can I make the following snipped work in xelatex. The svg package seems buggy, and I added the following commands from http://mirror.switch.ch/ftp/mirror/tex/info/svg-inkscape/ ...
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wkhtmltopdf messes up my latex-svg

I have a very strange behaviour when trying to compile latex to an svg and then rendering a pdf with wkhtmltopdf. It prints some weird bars on my svg. In my html it doesn't display anything like this. ...
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invisible special character generated from pdf file

I am trying to insert a pic.pdf file as picture inside my beamer presentation. I used "inkscape" to generate pic.pdf file. There is a special character used inside my svg file (format of the ...
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Compile TeX (directly) into SVG

Is there a way to directly compile TeX code into the SVG image format (rather than going the detour over TeX => PDF => SVG)? I found this question: Convert LaTeX to SVG online But I don't want to do ...
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Latex-SVG displaying differently depending on position in html

Updated Question The svgs generated by dvisvgm seem to influence one another when placed in a html document. For example, this is how it should look: https://jsfiddle.net/y8nq7xnz/1/ On the other ...
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Include SVG layers as steps in beamer

I have a .svg figure (created with inkscape) with multiple layers and I would like to include them in a beamer presentation so that layers appear progressively. slide 1 -> layer 1 slide 2 -> layer ...
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How to contribute to FontAwesome? SVG, EPS to fontawesome? [closed]

I am very interested in contributing to fontawesome. I have some vector icons that I feel the community would benefit to use and I really like to add them to fontawesome. These icons are in svg and ...
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File SVG not found in windows texstudio

I was using latex for a while on Linux and I was using SVG. I remember it was a very hard time to fix the errors specially the one saying File "./somesvg" not found Now, installed TeXStudio and ...
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svg package interfers with opacity

As soon as I load the package svg, tikz does not handle opacity any longer. Here, an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to escape underscores in the resulting .pdf_tex file?

According to this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/2107/41370 I have to use inkscape to generate a PDF file and a corresponding .pdf_tex file. Since my original SVG file contains a class diagram it ...
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pdf_tex problem [duplicate]

I use Inkscape to create .pdf_tex graphics. While drawing my figure on Inkscape, I import an .png image, than I save my drawing as PDF and call it in my LaTeX code as follows: \documentclass{article} ...
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Inkscape and --shell-escape with TexStudio

My purpose is to show fig1.svg in latex. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{language=Matlab} \lstset{tabsize=2} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Install new package `svg.sty' ubuntu [duplicate]

I use texstudio in Ubuntu and I would like to use svg package: \usepackage{svg} File `svg.sty' not found. ^^M The only thing I found is a closed thread. My attempt for installation of this ...
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how to speed up tex4ht image generation process?

Currently, I tell tex4ht to use svg instead of png for math images. This results in better image quality. However, it is slow in image generation, as it takes about 1-2 seconds for each image to be ...
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How to use import package to keep relative path references in subfiles and at the same time use svg?

I have the following directory structure: main.tex chapter/ chapter1.tex img/ image.svg This is the content of main.tex: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} ...
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pdftex: SVG not found [duplicate]

I'm trying to use svg graphics in my big latex document. I followed other posts and included the svg and the amsmath package. And used the following to test it: \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering ...
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Figures in Minipage to avoid multiple pdf's warning, now labels aren't working

I'm trying to include svg graphics in combination with the respective .pdf_txt within my bachelor thesis. So far that works but it triggers the Warning : 'multiple pdf's in a page group'. That Warning ...
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svg native support

I have been extensively using LaTeX for technical documentation. To make drawings I often use inkscape and then convert them to .pdf. I was wondering, are there any plan in LaTeX community to natively ...
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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 ( ...