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Questions tagged [svg]

questions about importing, exporting, or modifying files with the Scaleable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format

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Selecting curve after importing svg using bpy

I'm importing an SVG file into my scene using bpy. But after importing, the curve is not selected nor active. Here is wat I am doing: ...
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SVG file with curve modifier possible with curves?

I would like to edit my imported SVG file with a Curve Modifier. However, the bottom line of my g does not match the rounding of the circle and on closer inspection this problem occurs with every ...
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Blender imports SVG only “outlined” (Fillings are vanished)

If I import SVG files to my Blender-Project, then the SVG objects are only displayed "outlined", without surfaces (but these surfaces were definitely there in Inkscape). Original in Inkscape: After ...
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How to simplify a mesh that was imported as SVG to extract (with boolean) other meshes? [duplicate]

When I transform the SVG into a mesh, it gets so many parts and lines through its shape that when we try to pull a piece through another mesh it gets all deformed. I can reduce this effect if I ...
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extrude svg with no fill [duplicate]

I'm drawing splines in photoshop, exporting as AI, converting online to SVG and importing to blender to extrude and work on them. But they have no fill, so they won't extrude the way I usually extrude ...
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Select the outermost contour of an imported SVG

I would like to programmatically import an SVG (see top left) and process the offset of the concave outline, that are the outermost edges of the imported SVG (see top right). Finally I want to have ...
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Import SVG and export as OBJ using command line

I want to use the command line to import an SVG file type and export it as an OBJ file type. Being able to modify the scale and the extrusion would be a plus, but no other operations need to be ...
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How can I spin and morph a curve(mesh) to another curve(mesh) together

I have done a 180°Spin around one axis of a transformed curve I got from a svg file eg. a square. But when I want to spin the square and morph it into a semicircle I got stuck. I can spin the circle ...
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Weird triangles on flat surface - extruded svg

I extruded an svg file (vector curves) and am getting all this weirdness (triangles visible on flat surfaces) when I render it. I'm sure this is a simple answer, but what is going on?
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Import SVG modify random part

Edit: The problem look comming from Illustrator export. The SVG have thoses Circles too. I'm currently searching why it does that (I also asked here https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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SVG file consisting of curves does not import into Blender

Importing https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Bitcoin.svg, a file which looking at the source code appears to be made of paths and have no raster images in it, does not make any ...
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Whats wrong with my faces

I have imported an svg file for the word media, however when I add faces to it, it also adds faces to the gaps in the letters "d" and a"". Why is this and how do I solve that ? Thank you. Amit
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Unable to convert SVG into a mesh

I am trying to convert a simple logo from SVG into a blender mesh without any success. My logo contains a simple shape and Text. I converted the logo into SVG using both Inkscape and Adobe ...
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Setup blender cycles so that it shows svg images as they would normally look

I have created an svg image in inkscape. In blender (cycles) I've imported the svg image but the colors are not ok: How do you setup blender cycles so that it renders the imported svg the same as in ...
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Freestyle SVG Export. How to save meshes without background?

I'm trying to render a model using Freestyle and export it using Freestyle SVG Export. Unfortunately, when I export my model as SVG I get not only the selected mesh, but also the background of camera ...
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A quick way to convert 3D models into 2D

I'm trying to convert the 3D model of a humanoid mesh a 2D flat model,because I've thought : since I want to do the projection painting of an hand drawn image that's 2D,that you can see below : if I ...
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Freestyle SVG Export output files are too complicated

I use Freestyle SVG Export add-on to export models as 2D SVGs. Unfortunately, all output files are very complicated with hundreds lines of code, so it’s almost impossible to fill them with color ...
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Importing vector lines (SVG) as Curves

I got the following line drawing in Illustrator. As I export it as SVG and importing it in Blender. Blender automatically creates from the seperate lines closed Curves. How to import a SVG without ...
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Trying to open svg file in blender nothing show up

I have an svg file that when I try to open in Blender nothing shows up. I looked at related question previously asked and tried to follow directions from there - press Tab, then a, then s, then 50 ...
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Texturing Scalable Vector Graphics

I am trying to make an extruded version of this image of Gary Smith, so I used GIMP to cut him out of the picture and exported the path as an SVG file, and imported it to blender and set it as 2D. ...
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Export mesh as 2D svg file

With the reference link with the Top Addon. I have exported a simple cube with green color. I did not get the same result with the material and the shape (view) in Blender i have set. But the output ...
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How do I drop SVG files onto an VSE timeline?

I have an SVG logo that I would like to drop onto a VSE timeline (organisation logo). How can I do this?
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Strange lines displayed in Edit mode after importing SVGs into blender

I have a simple SVG file (plain, not Inkscape). I have imported it and scaled it up 2 or 3 times. When I switch from Object to Edit mode it seems like I have a ton of scattered points. Object mode: ...
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SVG file doesn't show up in blender

I made a vector image in Adobe Illustrator and exported it into a svg file.(I did my best to make the lines closed but please still check if there's any problem with the vector image.) But when I ...
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How to fill holes in Mesh from Curve from SVG

I am new to Blender but have been 3D printing for a while. I am trying to make my own model from an image to print a toy key for a piggy bank. I imported a SVG to get the shape of the key and ...
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Freestyle Wireframe SVG Export Workaround?

Little disclaimer: I don't have much experience with Blender or 3D modelling at all, just downloaded the program last week. My goal is to create polyhedra, then render out the wireframe as a SVG. I ...
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How to Import a transparent .SVG file to blender, and convert it to a 3D object?

Hi friendly and helpfull people in here! I have a problem I am trying to solve for my company I am working at. The project is to make this pattern done in illustrator: https://we.tl/sr516OF9mD , to a ...
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Is there a proper way of import vector curves to Blender?

Can you guys help with advice to proper way of importing vector curves to Blender? What output format and editors do you use for it? I tried SVG format with Blender 2.79 / Inkscape 0.92.3 and after ...
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How can I rig a Curve Object?

I am trying right now to Rig a Curve Object to animate it later. So I noticed that it won't work with a normal armature, maybe there is an other way and someone can help me out. The Curve object is a ...
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Blender do not show strokes when importing SVG [duplicate]

It does not seem to be a common issue so I must be doing something wrong.. I am using Blender for converting drawings made in Illustrator into meshes in order to import them as .fbx into Unreal ...
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Overlapping structure when beveling (SVG) curve

I hope somebody can give me some tipps although I don't really know how to phrase my problem for a suitable title. I want to create a path in Inkscape and import it as an SVG to blender. When I ...
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Blender: missing lines when exporting with Freestyle SVG Addon

Here is an image that shows my problem. I'm trying to export to SVG using an orthographic projection. As you can see, there is a gap in the object contour. I have the same problem with other objects. ...
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SVG file not showing up/too small in Blender?

I am a newbie with Blender and I used Inkscape to get my image into an svg file and when I import in Blender I can't find the object on the grid. Unsure how to find it? I zoom in and pan around but ...
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Weird issues trying to create mesh from SVG

So I've been trying to create a stamp from a seal (for 3d printing) for a while now, but I keep running into errors. First thing I've tried to do is trace them and create SVG files from them, ...
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Problem while exporting .svg file in blender

When attempting to export an SVG out of blender, I get this error:
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Curve from svg file has dissimilarities to original vector

I am trying to import this svg file but the curve which comes out as a result has a lot of dissimilarities to the original vector. Can anyone tell what's happening here? I'm sorry if the answer ...
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Bevel and Resolution Multiple Selected Curves

I imported an SVG Character and grouped/parented it in an empty object for easier positioning. I selected all (A+shift left click method) the character objects (hair, eyes, pants, etc:) However, when ...
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Image texture on extruded SVG [duplicate]

I can't seem to be able to apply a texture to an extruded .SVG. Note: How do I put an image texture on a material in Cycles? does not solve the question as it relates to an older version of Blender: ...
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Vector image as background

I am making a video using chroma key effect. The foreground would be a movie file and the background would be a vector image created with "pdflatex" (initially the image is a pdf), so it is a pdf file....
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How to create a 'ribbon wrapped' sphere?

I am trying to turn the below 2D image of a "ribbon wrapped around a sphere" into a 3D model in Blender. So far, adding wire frame does not give the results I need. I can break the image into a "...
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UV Mapping to Imported svg Problems

I'm having a very difficult time properly texturing a tile floor mesh that I created from an imported SVG file. There are several points in the mesh where there appears to be a seam where there ...
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Create 3D world map from .svg file [duplicate]

So I'm trying to create a flat 3D world map from a .svg file which I grabbed from this site: https://www.vecteezy.com/vector-art/169563-vector-3d-global-world-map I've imported it to Blender and did ...
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Is it possible to set material of one face only in Blender 2.45 (old version)?

I have to use an old version (2.45 - from 2007) of Blender*. I'd like to change the material on one face only on an object. I understand that this can be done by clicking Assign on the Materials tab ...
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Can't bevel edges in object

New to blender here. Been trying for hours to get this to work to no avail I'm trying to give a bevel to the edges of this apparently simple object. It's a mesh created from a svg file, I erased all ...
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SVG repair/editing in Blender

Hey guys I have a question about SVG to blender. I have been having a good deal of success with exception for the letter Z in the particular font that someone chose. I am able to see the curves and ...
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How to export whole scene so I can import it in Illustrator?

I am creating a book cover and I want a 3D illustration in it. My cover should display a 3D object exactly as it looks in design mode (surface view). This is my scene: I would like to be able to ...
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Fixing SVG Paths

I have imported a floor plan (SVG) into Blender. Upon close inspection the paths that I created are no longer connected and are "Curve" objects how can I fix these quickly? Please provide reference ...
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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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Construct objects from SVG silhouettes

If I have multiple SVG files forming (the outline of) the silhouette of an object from varying different angles, is there a simple way to combine these to create the object (to the limit of the ...
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Render plain SVG without shadow quickly

What is the best way to render a 2d animated video which is made of imported SVG files from Inkscape? I already set the Environment Lighting (to 1.250) and set the Gather to Approximate. This only ...