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

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How to include SVG diagrams in LaTeX?

I'm making all my diagrams in SVG format using Inkscape and then I export them to some other format (e.g. PDF, EPS or PNG). I wrote a short script that does this for me automatically, but I'd like to ...
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How can I use TikZ to make standalone (SVG) graphics?

I would like to use TikZ in other settings than TeX and I'd especially like to use the drawings on websites where the text should be searchable and selectable. However, I'm unsure of the best way to ...
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include svg images with the svg package

I'm trying to use the svg package for inserting svg images in my latex file, as suggested in other questions. But now I ran into a problem: For example I have a image figure1.svg, if I write \...
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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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Create a symbol font from SVG symbols

Is it possible to create an own scalable font from a set of symbols (~700), all in SVG format. All of them are symbols (like Zapf Dingbats), so there would be no need for special settings like ...
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Inkscape → PDF → includegraphics → XeLaTeX → changed colors

I have an SVG file, which I have made/edited with Inkscape. I want to include this image in my thesis. The svg file is here: http://brussense.be/temp/theSVG.svg (because Inkscape uses a non-standard ...
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How to export svg to tikz

I was wondering if anyone had managed exporting .svg files to TikZ code. I do not mean include an .svg file into a latex document, but rather to obtain the code of an image so you can then edit it ...
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Exporting all equations from a document as individual svg files

I'm currently a presentation based on a paper originally written in Latex. Currently, I use Kile and Ubuntu for my work. What I'm finding is that I need a large number of the equations from the ...
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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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\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): http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/ctan/info/svg-...
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Converting an SVG image to TikZ code

I am to convert an SVG image to TikZ code. I have never done that before thus I have a few questions. First of all do I need Inkscape or any other program like this? Maybe there is a method using just ...
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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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Convert LaTeX to SVG online

What websites allow users to quickly and simply convert mathematical equations into SVG without having to install or run any software?
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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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Htlatex and Tikz creates sometimes incorrect svgs

I have a document with a large number of Tikz pictures and I need to generate a html page from it. I have declared a driver to have TikZ pictures as SVGs (after this question) and run htlatex main.tex:...
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svg package failing to work after update

I can't compile the book I've been working on anymore after a general package update. I restricted the issue to a recent version of the svg package (Oct. 10). In this MWE: % !TeX spellcheck = it_IT % ...
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Recommended workflow? LaTeX -> ePub with math viewable on iPad

This started as a comment in an older thread, but I thought I repost it here as a question to the forum... I'm looking for a workflow that will take me efficiently and reliably from existing LaTeX ...
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Creating the Twitter verified badge using TikZ

I'm trying to create the blue Twitter verified badge using TikZ. The real version looks like this: (Source: https://twitter.com/verified) This is the MWE I have so far: \documentclass{article} \...
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Illustrating symmetric key distribution

Can I draw something like this programmatically with LaTeX? I drew these with Adobe Illustrator, but it gets pretty time-consuming. Even with relatively few nodes. What it attempts to demonstrate ...
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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} \draw[...
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Opaque-to-transparent gradient lost in embedded PDF figure

I have a figure created with Inkscape as SVG and exported as PDF. When I view the PDF directly (e.g. in OS X Preview), it shows correctly. When embedding it in a LaTeX document, it has problems with ...
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Using TikZ to create a custom word which combines an svg image and text

I am trying to create a custom word, f-hole, where instead of an f I use the actual outline of a violin f-hole: I have an .svg file of the outline I want to make into a symbol, and using this ...
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Replacement for \curveto in the tikz library - Inkscape export svg to tikz

I need to draw a complex curve and I wanted to help a vector program Inkscape. In first step I tried to use Inkscape to TikZ exporter (http://code.google.com/p/inkscape2tikz/)to convert curve to tikz, ...
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How to convert an SVG image with LaTeX in Inkscape, to PNG?

I'm using Inkscape to draw images, together with the ability to produce the separate LaTeX file with all the text, as described here. So far, this has been working great, but now I am restricted to ...
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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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How to correct bug in svg.path library?

The svg command from svg.path library can display an svg <path> in TikZ. But in one particular situation the coordinate calculation fails. This happens when part of the path is closed by z (or ...
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algorithmicx crashes standalone

I am creating SVG files from different stuff from my LaTeX document. For this, I am using the standalone package followed by pdf2svg. This compiles: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithmicx} ...
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LaTeX: outputting a “tight” svg

Concise Problem Statement Given an input of a *.tex (LaTeX) file, I want to output a "tight" *.svg file. By "tight", I mean a svg file that does not show the full page -- rather, just the rendered ...
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Including extensive SVG images, too many pages in the pdf?

I have a lot of svg images I want to include in a TeX-File. So far I didn't have problems using the \usepackage{svg} with \includesvg. However recently I've added a few more layers to the svg-files ...
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SVG and inkscape

I have the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{svg} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includesvg{fig1} \caption{svg image} \end{figure} \end{document} I ...
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svg from inkscape — doesn't work in xelatex?

I want to make use of "svg in tex" technology. Here's a tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{graphicx} \newcommand{\executeiffilenewer}[3]{% \ifnum\pdfstrcmp{\...
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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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Beamer and JavaScript in a web browser

I have written a talk in Beamer and to illustrate one of my points I've written a program in JavaScript (well actually Processing). You can view it here (it seems to run ok in Chrome and Firefox, and ...
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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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PSTricks to SVG

I would like to make block diagrams using the pst-sigsys package (as demonstrated here: http://squobble.blogspot.com/2009/12/drawing-beautiful-block-diagrams-in_04.html). I can do that and export to ...
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What is a good way to draw Dynkin diagrams in LaTeX?

I'm about to start writing something up which includes a fair number of Dynkin diagrams, and I can think of several ways of going about it: Just draw the darn things in, e.g., InkScape, and include ...
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How can I get the actual relative path using \import and \subimport?

I have structured my PDFLaTeX document in folders. Inside them there are .tex files, .PDF figure files. And all works using \import and \subimport commands from the Import package: Main/ |-- main....
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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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Accessing latex fonts from other programs

How can I get the Latex fonts to work from other programmes (e.g. Inkscape)? I have created some graphics as pdf files with Tikz/PGF/PGFPlot (using miktex/TexnicCentre) using the standard latex fonts ...
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How to create non-outlined SVG files from LaTeX formulae

Are there any ways of generating SVG files from LaTeX math formulae, that are not built from outlined glyphs? I.e., I want the SVG file to contain the math glyphs within <text> tags, not <...
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convert LaTeX symbols into svg files using font files directly

Is there a programmatic way of converting a set of LaTeX symbols into a set of svg files using the font files directly? In particular, I would like to create svg files for some of the symbols that are ...
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svg output and LuaTeX

Trying to find some ways to automate generation of svg output for TeX math formulas, I thought about two possibilities with luatex. Use lua inside a callback to parse the node tree and output svg (...
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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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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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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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How to create a database of coordinates to be used with TikZ?

The seeds of this question were planted in my mind and have been growing since I read this answer. I think it'd be nice to have a database from which some newcommand making use of TikZ picks up ...
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How can I produce a .svg file from a TikZ diagram? [duplicate]

I would like to produce separate .svg files for each of the TikZ diagrams in my LaTeX document. Each of the .svg files will then be used in a WordPress web page. I have tried a number of things, none ...
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svg package failing to find svg files

I am trying to get the svg package working on an OSX system. If I use inkscape to save the *.svg files as *.pdf and *.pdf_tex, then the sample file from this question works fine: \documentclass{...
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Problem inserting .pdf_tex file from Inkscape

I am trying to insert an image from Inkscape. I saved it as a pdf, checking the PDF + Latex option. Inside my Latex file, I wrote the following code : \begin{figure} \centering \def\svgwidth{...
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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 ...