Author Topic: Insight into import svg  (Read 1905 times)


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Insight into import svg
« on: September 14, 2017, 08:17:34 pm »

I could use some help understanding the import svg function. When I tried to import an svg file created with Inkscape, I get a blank image as the result. If I use the open file feature, the artwork is opened in Scribus.

In the imported file, I am able to ungroup and see all of the objects as outlines only, no color fill or other information is there. If i double click any of these objects, I can see a path and not sure if there is something I need to do to the path. Is there something I need to do in Inkscape for saving as an svg for import into Scibus so the objects are shown?

If I use the Open feature however, the file opens in Scribus. I'm a little confused by these things and want to send my thanks in advance for any clarity someone brings.


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Re: Insight into import svg
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2017, 10:23:29 am »
that should not happen.
and has never happened to me...

can you share a svg where this happens?