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

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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 ...
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Imported SVG does not fully show up in rendered view [duplicate]

I brought in an SVG logo and have had almost no problems so far. However, I've gotten to a bit in the logo which has 3 letters. The one in the middle does not fully show up in rendered view. I can go ...
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Artefacts in topology of imported SVG

I've exported design from Illustrator to Inkscape to turn it in SVG and then make a model in blender. I've traced bitmap in Inkscape and everything seemed fine but when I click edit mode in blender - ...
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Why Can't I Bevel This Object? [duplicate]

I've got this object which started as an SVG file. I've used solidify and bevel on the curve but it will not bevel no matter what I do. So I converted it into a mesh. I've converted tris to quads. ...
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Complex SVG file fails to import correctly into Blender

No curves get imported at all into Blender, and I'm totally mystified why. I have a CD of vector pattern library images that I'd like to use within Blender. These appear to be good vector images, i.e. ...
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Simplify freestyle svg

I am trying to export this part to an svg and would like to keep the exported paths as simple as possible: The result looks good at first However, when viewed in Inkscape the results I get are short ...
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Importing SVG files without losing transparency data

I've been using Blender to make things like these: stylized vector illustrations made with Inkscape or Illustrator, imported as layered transparent pngs into Blender. The effect is easier to ...
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Weird lines on SVG text

I am trying to import some text to place on a rectangle to make a 3d printable business card. I imported a SVG file of my text, converted it to mesh, joined it, then tried to extrude faces. When I ...
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Not all paths of SVG are being imported?

I have a text graphic that I have made in Illustrator that I want to import into blender to make it 3d. My problem is that the T in the text is not being imported into blender. I have expanded the ...
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Transforming SVG path duplicates so they are arranged as if they were a texture

I am developing software to apply SVG paths to the faces of polyhedra. This allows me to create paper polyhedra with holes in the faces of the shapes. You can see an early demo of the software with ...
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CSG Tree vs SVG

I am learning about 3d modeling and getting acquainted with all the different topics and had a question that I couldn't find an answer to. I want to export my 3D CAD Model but debating on the format. ...
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Wrong filling importing .svg

I'am trying to import a svg file in Blender, but the filling comes up all wrong. The file comes from a vectorized .jpeg, it looks all good in inkscape, but some parts change filling color once ...
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Rotate an SVG file with a correct front view around it's own top axis, so it becomes a cylinder

I can imagine this would be one of the simplest techniques there is in Blender, but I am a complete beginner to modeling. What I am trying to do is as follows: I made a shape in Adobe Illustrator, ...
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Unable to bevel an object from illustrator

I am playing with some object drawn in illustrator. Converted it to an object in blender, extruded and now I want to give it all over smooth edges, to turn it into a smooth 3d object, but have some ...
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Problem importing a SVG logo

I'd like to make a simple animation with an extruded logo. I've traced the vector logo and saved it into SVG format, then I imported it into Blender. Everything seems fine, beside the off-centered ...
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Problems with import_curves.svg() , cannot import SVG file through python code

The code for importing an svg from documentation is bpy.ops.import_curve.svg(filepath='', filter_glob='*.svg') The code I tried I ...
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How is the demo image for “Freestyle SVG Exporter” in the Blender manual made?

On the page for Freestyle SVG Exporter, there's a demo image with 2 monkey head with Freestyle stripes. How could those stripes be made?
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How do I recreate this extrude + bevel effect on a curve? (imported SVG)

I'm new to blender and I'm currently working on an album cover. I'm looking for a way to recreate this bevel effect (see picture below) on my imported SVG, where: The bottom of the extrusion (or the ...
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How do I use the Freestyle SVG Exporter to reproduce the examples in the documentation?

If I understand correctly from the severely short documentation page, the Freestyle SVG exporter can export a model to a SVG file using different styles: -a series of volumetric lines, as seen here: -...
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Why does my curve not fill correctly?

I have imported a .svg of a logo that's pretty complex. When extruding it looks quite good but I want more than the outlines to be filled. When switching to 2D and fill both sides it does not fill ...
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Why am I getting these spikes after Solidifed an SVG file? [duplicate]

So anytime I import an SVG and then apply the solidify tool, it will give me these weird spikes. How can I fix this? Here’s footage of what I mean: https://youtu.be/UqrxbEj0GOs
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no point, segment, face selection options in edit mode after svg import

I should preface this by admitting I'm a complete Blender noob. I have no problem creating basic objects and extruding faces in edit mode. However, as soon as I import an svg that I want to extrude ...
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How do I remove these cracks from my imported svg. file? I'm trying to extrude it

I'm new to Blender and I'm trying to import an SVG. artwork from Adobe Illustrator into Blender and then extrude it. (I'm using Blender 2.83.5 and Adobe illustrator 2020) I have followed the steps in ...
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.Svg files are not scaling into full color

I am using Blender to decal something that I'm working on, and the SVG files I am importing are not scaling, and not in full color. I am able to scale independent curves, but not the whole thing, and ...
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Why are there gaps in an imported .svg?

I've traced a bitmap of a political map in inkscape. I've even simplified the nodes of Russia and Canada to have less total nodes than e.g. Brazil. However, Russia and Canada can't seem to import ...
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Issue with intersecting two “extruded SVG files”

I have imported two SVG files and extruded them. Now I want to intersect these two objects, however, this boolean modifier doesn't seem to work. The problem seems to be when I import the SVG files, I ...
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Bending Logo to Cylinder [duplicate]

Okay I have been through these forums for days and I'm finally breaking to ask the question. I'm designing for 3D printing (so solid forms are extremely valuable). I have an SVG Logo (both in Curve ...
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Problem with imported SVG - cannot convert curves to mesh properly

I imported an SVG caption from CorelDRAW and all letters are fine and get converted nicely to mesh, except the first one - "S". When I convert it to mesh it disappears. Also, it's the only ...
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SVG import workflow

I created an svg and imported it into blender and it came out alright. I wanted to fix some issues where the paths were close but not touching, resulting in 'cracks' noticeable especially with ...
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Creating floors for an SVG floorplan converted to 3D and exported for use with Unity

My plan is to convert some floorplans into a map for a simple FPS game in Unity. The building I'm doing has three floors. My workflow is as follows; Import svg into Blender Convert to mesh Extrude ...
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How can I import svg file in 2D animation?

I know how to import a svg files, the problem is that after I imported a svg file in the 2D animation it doesn't show, there are just some orizontal black lines, just a few, and nothing happens. If I ...
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How can I programmatically insert a new grease pencil object (svg) at coordinates/rotation

I'm trying to create and place a series of sketches from a tablet to a blender file. I know where they should go in 3d-space. I am trying to construct a python script to input a file name and ...
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How to create a material of horizontal black and white lines [duplicate]

I am trying to reproduce it by my own but I can not understand how to switch off vertical edges in render options inside of freestyle svg exporter? Any thoughts? Many thanks in advance! https://docs....
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Why does cloth sewing not work correctly on this imported SVG?

I drew a body pattern for clothing simulation using Inkscape. Then I imported the pattern to Blender with .svg extension file. I filled the curve (when I import the pattern, it was curve type not mesh)...
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Solidifying SVG remains 2 dimensional

I am attempting to import a basic SVG enclosed path into Blender (2.8) and extrude it so that it becomes a solid. From other website resources, it seems that the best way to do that is to import the ...
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How do I enable cloth sewing for this imported SVG?

I have a question about sewing 2D pattern to 3d cloth in the Blender. My previous question was on this link: clothing 2D pattern from Inkscape and simulate in Blender? I imported an SVG file made with ...
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clothing 2D pattern from Inkscape and simulate in Blender

I am doing the project that, drawing 2D pattern in Inkscape, and export it as SVG file, then import to the Blender and simulate the cloth with the human model. I draw the 2D patterns, and imported it ...
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Import SVG : immediate crash

I am trying to import a .svg from Inkscape 1.0 : it's a simple text that I have converted into a path. Then I open Blender 2.83, try import .svg, and then I get an immediate crash from blender. I have ...
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Importing a complex SVG to Blender from Illustrator - Problems with Fill

I'm working on a project of polyhedral lanterns designed on topography, and using Blender for my modelling ahead of prototyping. I'm designing artwork in Adobe Illustrator, a program I'm robustly ...
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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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Distorted created face

I’m fairly new to blender.Thanks in advance for any help. Using blender 2.82 1.import Svg and convert all of its curves into meshes then join all meshes. 2.Scale and rotate object. Edit mode and ...
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Unable to extrude SVG inside Blender

I am using Blender 2.8 with 20.04 Kubuntu. I have an SVG made using Inkscape 1.0 with 3 layers which I tried to import into Blender and ...
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Can't “curve bevel” imported SVG [duplicate]

I'm trying to Object Data Properties > Geometry > Bevel some SVG imported curves, but it doesn't work as expected. It looks the bevel (either by parameters or Object) are projected in 2 dimensions ...
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Object too dark after solidify from an SVG

I've: Created a voronoi pattern as an SVG Imported SVG to Blender. Turned SVG into a Mesh. Used "Solidify" to "extrude" the mesh. I now have a 3D object - I do only hard surface ...
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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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Import SVG option doesn't appear on the import menu

I am using Blender 2.81 and 2.82a. I want to import a SVG graphics, but the import SVG option doesn't appear on the import menu. I checked on both Blender 2.81 and 2.82a and it doesn't show. I checked ...
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Black lines in imported UV layout

I exported the UV layout as an svg file with a resolution of 2048 by 2048. I chose export all UVs and set the fill opacity to 1. I then applied colors to the UV layout in Inkscape and saved the file ...
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Why is my model showing spikes when solifidy modifier is added? [duplicate]

I originally took the tekken logo as a jpeg, converted into an SVG, imported that into blender and added some color. Now I want to make it 3D, so i added "solidify" modifier but I keep getting these ...
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How to get topographical contour lines like shown in manual? Analogous to Rhino3D functionality?

The Freestyle SVG Exporter page in the manual shows this image: but doesn't really have any indication of how to achieve this contour line look... I did some more digging around and found an article ...