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Imported .svg files does not show up [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and trying to make a 3D model out of a 2D image. I made an inkscape 2D trace and saved as .svg file. When trying to import it to Blender, it does not show anything in the editor. ...
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Blender 2.83 Scale SVG not showing visual effect [duplicate]

I am a newbie with Blender (Version 2.83) on Windows 10. I want to do one simple job: import a SVG file and scale it in Blender. I downloaded a football image in SVG file format, its name is like: C:\...
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is it blender or my svg [duplicate]

So I have an SVG file I exported from illustrator and when I import into blender nothing shows up, but a collection is created with nothing in it. So I went back to adobe and added a shape over the ...
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Blender isnt letting me import any SVG files [duplicate]

I'm very new to blender but I've recently watched hundreds of tutorials showing me how to import svg files. It seems very easy, a simple 1, 2 step posseces but for some odd reason I'm having no luck ...
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SVG Import from Inkscape [duplicate]

I wrote some text in Inkscape using a font called ITC Franklin, then exported to SVG to be able to import it into Blender. However, it seems the SVG doesn't create instructions for drawing the ...
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Having trouble importing SVG file into blender [duplicate]

I am attempting to import an svg file into blender order to create a 3d model. The software recognizes the file but when I try to import I can only see the file name pop up on the right hand side but ...
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Making 3D object from a SVG file

I am new to Blender, I have never used it. I am searching for software that would allow me to turn my 2D SVG Text created in Inkscape to a 3D text. Something like this Linux Mint Wallpaper: Is it ...
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Can I map a vector image on a mesh?

I often run into a situation where I create Image Maps in Illustrator, export them as PNG, and when I apply them into my mesh and zoom in, pixelation from the PNG appears. This annoys me a lot in 3D ...
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Make a PNG into a mesh? [duplicate]

so I have a pattern as a PNG. I was wondering if Blender had a way of turning the PNG into a mesh. It's kinda like how if you put a transparent shader on a plane with an image texture you get a 2d ...
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Why won't Blender let me import .svg files?

I know this seems to be a repetitive question, but nothing seems to work for me. I am trying to make two ping pong paddles to put in Blender using Inkscape. I've watched the YouTube tutorials, and I ...
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How to import .ai files to blender

I installed this add-on and tried to import .ai files from illustrator. Unfortunately, the imported 2d vector graphics where all in grey plane object- even though the paths where there. Any ideas how ...
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How do I extrude an imported svg along the z axis without clipping the original shapes?

I have imported an svg and I am using the tutorials here: http://spolearninglab.com/curriculum/software/3d_modeling/blender/blender_02.html and here: https://studiogreenleaf.wordpress.com/2013/11/23/...
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Why are my SVG imports so small?

I'm definitely a newbie with blender still, as I've dipped my toe in a bit being a video editor. My issue is importing .svg saved from illustrator. Just simple vectors with not too many paths. Just ...
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Importing SVG images to Blender

I'm having trouble with imported images in Blender, they don't respond the same way as the native images on Blender do. I save .svg files with Illustrator and it is vector art. I'm just trying to get ...
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Cannot Import .SVG File

I cannot import an .svg file into Blender. I have tried other files and they work. I have checked the User Preferences and the "import SVG" option is enabled. How can I tell if this one .svg file is ...
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