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

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Extruding a 2d vector is resulting in a object with gaps

I'm attempting to take a 2d SVG image into Blender to turn it into a 3d object but the Extrude Faces operation is resulting in an object that doesn't look complete. I'm wanting to use this 3d shape ...
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Correct way to create an extruded mesh from a simple SVG shape? ie. Without creating insanely complex nonsense polygons?

I have been using Blender about a year now and I am completely blown away by how hard it has been to make a simple extrusion and filled mesh from simple SVG shapes. I don't know what I'm dong wrong. ...
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SVG file and Shrinkwrap modifier not working properly [duplicate]

I imported an SVG file into my project containing a bottle. The SVG file is supposed to be the label of the bottle and wrap around it however it seems to take on weird shapes when I apply the ...
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I can't get a shape to properly follow the path

I am trying to rotate the green rectangle following the circular path. Here is what I've tried so far Why the rectangle doesn't rotate? What I am doing wrong?
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How to create an animation of a rotating shape?

I am very new to blender. I would like to animate this SVG file Below is the SVG file, and below is a screenshot of it: ...
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SVG to mesh convertion troubleshooting

I am importing a church plan from Adobe Illustrator / inkscape in svg. I want to convert it into Mesh to fill the walls. I converted it into a mesh I want to fill the walls in edit mode but without ...
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Boolean Difference subtracts empty areas

I'm trying to create a jigsaw puzzle from a 3d terrain by subtracting a "die" but instead of leaving the puzzle pieces behind, it erases the whole puzzle as seen in the linked blender file ...
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Cut out with correct UV/Material

I want to "cut out" a letter from a wooden material (image texture). I imported a letter as SVG and turned it into a mesh. Now I want the letter to look like it was cut out from the wooden ...
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When scaling vertices from an svg to 0 on the x so they are all lined up, it does not put them on the same position

I have imported a svg to blender and converted it to a mesh. I am trying to set all vertices on the same y position by scaling all to 0 on the y like you would normally do with a mesh created in ...
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SVG Extrude with closed faces

@MOD this is not the same question like this, I solved this one and faced a new issue which I am trying to get help here. When I'm importing my .svg into blender it looks like this: Edges and faces ...
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SVG Import Issue

I have been trying to work with svg data in blender but it so far there is always something wrong with the interpretation in blender as you can see in the following image. It's not only that there ...
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Subdividing Curves in Blender

I have a coil in my SVG and I cannot seem to undo it. When I try moving both handles of this segment, the curvature of does not respond! So, I selected both points and went to Curve Tools > ...
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Open-ended SVG import

I am trying to import a SVG from Illustrator. This SVG is simply an unstroked curve. This curve is open-ended: it does not form a closed "loop". Rather, it is more of a piece of rope. When I ...
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How do I indent a shape from an SVG file into the face of a cube (ie to make gaming dice)?

I am creating a dice for a board game, which needs to have a different icon indented into the surface of each face. I have icon files in SVG format and have tried to import these to blender, and have ...
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Automated import and translation of 600 SVG files

I would like to import a dataset consisting of 600 SVG files (sequential slices of a mouse brain). 000.svg would be the front of the brain and 600.svg the back. I’d like to incrementally translate ...
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SVG imports and Exporting STLs seem to be corrupt?

I've been trying doing models for 3d printing on my Any Cubic Photon Mono X resin printer. I found a workflow that works for me to get the super custom shapes I'm after, this process involves ...
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Striped obj/gltf

I am pretty new to blender.. I tried to make a logo from an SVG. I extruded the SVG and turned it into a mesh. But, I get this striped effect on the model when I export it... Why is this? I tried to ...
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Error while importing SVGs

I have the .svg addon enabled and wanted to import such files into Blender. Some files import normally, others display an error, like such: Here is the code for the SVG that imported just fine: ...
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Grease pencil to svg not exporting lines properly

I've been trying to export and import a grease pencil image as an SVG (vector image) for a bit now but I keep running into the same roadblock. Whenever I export the grease pencil as an SVG, it turns ...
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Imported svg converted to mesh shows original svg in render [closed]

I have imported two .svg files and converted them to meshes; have then animated these meshes. On rendering the original .svg files also appear, but without animation as shown here: The white circle ...
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Using svg freestyle addon, the svg is completly blank

I have tried on both windows and linux. I had seen a post saying it worked better in 2.79, but when I tried that, it crashed trying to load the file This is what I am trying to make an svg (this is ...
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How do I set Gradient Texture not to be global in an array?

I created a 3D model from an SVG and now that I set the material of the "play" button to a gradient and create an array, the gradient seems to be global and I want them to have the exact ...
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When importing an SVG file, there is no color

I have a question about importing SVG files to blender. I am a beginner and I've been watching this tutorial, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zthvZvw-yJE. And when he imports his SVG file into blender ...
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Reconnect curve segments of SVG

I've created a SVG to mimic a border on an image and it has come out rather damaged Ideally the SVG would perfectly capture the border but that doesnt seem to be possible, so how can I clean up these ...
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Weird shrinkwrap behavior with SVG [duplicate]

Context: I'm trying to place an SVG file to a non-flat surface using shrinkwrap. Problem: For some reason, the svg file gets deformed in a strange way, leaving black lines behind as if it wasn't flat.....
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How to extrude a complex drawing from an SVG file

I've just started using Blender. I'm trying to extrude drawings coming from an SVG file, such as the screenshot, to make stamp type of parts. The main issue is the holes. I've tried selecting each ...
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Import Svg files keeping track of hierarchy and name

I have the following frame in Figma, in which I have a frame containing three rectangles: the red one, called the Rectangle Top, which is the upper most in the "Hierarchy", meaning that it ...
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Blender imported svg (path numbering, polylines)

I'm working with a developer friend in order to create a script to make my repetitive work easier. To sum it up: I have dozens of SVGs, all of them with layers in the same order and same names. I want ...
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fSpy Camera Misalignment? Floorplan alignment to a 3D representation

Basically I'm having problems trying to align my floorplan to a 3D representation floorplan. I'm using fSpy and I'm pretty sure my lines match up closely. It's off by quite a lot in the second photo. ...
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I cannot fill the 2d svg image

I am following the youtube video below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeXu0Kkoaqg In video at 2:49 he fill the image with f I wanted fill the custom image like that way So I converted curve to mesh ...
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SVG: Convert to mesh and Edit Mode not appearing after Illustrator SVG Export

I want to import an SVG from Illustrator to Blender. This is what I did: In Illustrator I merged all paths (no gradients) and saved as SVG / Tiny 1.2. Then I went to Blender / import SVG. I can go to ...
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How can I get the outline of a shadow with Freestyle?

For a vector illustration project, I am looking for a way to extract the shadows of objects in Freestyle. Currently I am only able to export the object itself (with Freestyle Edge Marks and the ...
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Python API - Export Grease Pencil as SVG or as PDF

I know the new Grease pencil exports are written in C and just released in 2.93 but I was wondering if there is a python api to run these export commands or a workaround.
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.svg Files Made In Inkscape Won't Import Correctly Into Blender

I saved an SVG in Inkscape that had only text on it. When I import it into Blender, it will only create a collection, but no curves. I noticed something odd. I converted that SVG into a PNG. Then, I ...
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Importing a simple SVG logo from Inkscape into Blender and converting to mesh turns messy: zigzag lines going across the surface [duplicate]

I wanted to convert this path to mesh to extrude it and make it 3D. The resulting mesh is a mess when i look at it in edit mode. Check my screenshots. How could i avoid all those zigzags across the ...
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How to export grease pencil to svg?

Is there a way to export a GreasePencil object to a .svg file? I am looking for a way to export it directly through Blender, hopefully without any third-party add-...
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Can I remove wrong verticals?

I imported my SVG file and solidified it, but some wrong faces were created. I tried to get rid of them in edit mode, but I couldn't do that. How can I do this?
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Can't bend svg image to a curve using simple deform

I imported a naruto cloud svg image and wanted it to curve around the bowl. I tried using the simple deform modifier to bend it however it doesnt work. Also despite selecting all the svg image to bend,...
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Beveling an extruded object

I've got this logo as svg vector file, extruded it to make it 3d and assigned a simple material. Now the edges should get beveled, but it doesn't work. Any tips?
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Particles - Aligning particles to an SVG

My friend asks me for help about aligning thousands of particles to an outline of an SVG. Tell me, what do I have to do? Progress: What he wants to achieve: How it would go: As my friend said: &...
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Why are the colors of the svg desaturated in Eevee?

I imported an svg (man illustration) and a png(lamp) from inkscape in blender. And then I rendered it. This is rendered using cycles This is rendered using Evee The colors in the cycles are accurate ...
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Why is there a color difference between cycles and Evee in grease pencil? [duplicate]

I imported an svg (man illustration) and a png(lamp) from inkscape in blender. And then I rendered it. This is rendered using cycles This is rendered using Evee The colors in the cycles are accurate ...
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Weird faces after i solidify

Hi, I imported a svg into blender and wanted the extude/solidify the image. However when I tried to solidify the white part shown in the image, theres a werid mesh or face. Do anyone know how to fix ...
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Mesh from .svg won't form correctly

So when I make a mesh it will not make enough vertices around the edge and I'm left with a fragmented face. It has done this on every single .svg file I have tried.
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BPY add keyframe to each curve after importing a sequence of .SVG files

here my first ever attempt to patch a simple python script for Blender 2.9 that could import a series of of svg files that conform an animation. I want to be able to enable and disable their ...
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Can the SVG export export edges?

I would like to export the visible edges of a shape into SVG lines. At the moment, I am only able to export lines that are made visible by lighting: But I would like to export all the edges (for ...
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Snapping multiple vertices from one mesh to the z axis of another mesh's vertices

I have a mesh that is mountenous terrain. I also have an svg dataset with the houses that belong on that terrain. But that second dataset has no height invormation. Now I got my mountainous terrain as ...
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How to import SVG files without putting them in a new collection?

I am able to bulk import hundreds of SVGs using a script with the command: bpy.ops.import_curve.svg(filepath = path_to_file) However, this results in multiple ...
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Freestyle SVG Export decimated landscape

Hello blender community, I'm trying to export a decimated "wireframe" of a landscape. Import is, that the single elements of the wireframe are rectangles, like you can see on this image: I'...
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extrude svg house plan

I am a beginner in using blender. I imported a svg file in blender. It is a house plan and I would like to extrude the different walls. I tried to take quick suggestions from different manuals but it ...