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

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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 ...
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SVG or Grease Pencil drawing / outline converted to mesh

My goal is to be able to use my Wacom pen to make lines with pressure sensitive thickness give and covert that into a smooth rounded mesh, while preserving the dynamic thickness of the Wacom line. I ...
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Imported SVG only subdivides vertically

I'm trying to make 3D shapes based off SVG vector files, using the spin tool and then subdividing them to make them smooth. Here is a Gif example using an SVG of a circle. When I go to subdivide, it'...
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Problem in importing .svg files to blender

I am aware that this looks like a repost (and it probably is) but I just cannot seem to fix my problem with the post I have found on the topic. Here is my goal and the problem: I am trying to ...
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Improving / increasing the quality of line-art of SVG file (blend file included)

My goal is to export the image as an SVG then convert it to an EPS using Inkscape. But the SVG line-art isn't well defined and the SVG file is blank how can I improve / fix this? I included the ...
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How can I extrude two faces?

How can i make the hole in the letter
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SVG contour style is missing

I have this SVG I'm trying to import to blender, but the thickness of the contour just doesn't show. Is there a way to import the svg exactly how is shown in the other softwares? This r the prints ...
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Handling of SVGs between Blender 2.7x and Blender 2.8x

Below is an image of an imported SVG (of course it's the same SVG for both versions of Blender!) notice that 2.79b does a much nicer job of "extruding" the 2D shape and filling. In both cases, ...
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How to form a tapered stamp from an SVG

I am trying to make a stamp from an SVG. I have found a model on thingiverse that demonstrates the desired outcome well. Given an SVG, and a "body" mesh: I would like to make a stamp where the body ...
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How to Use Curve Extrude operation from Curve Properties ->Geometry-> Extrude in a script. (extruding SVG curve)

I am trying to build a script that will allow me to introduce the Curve, Properties, Geometry, Extrude function in a Panel. I need it to extrude and SVG curve. I am trying to use a method similar to ...
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Creating bumpy glass effect on an extruded path?

I want to make a glass material with specific bump pattern on an SVG image that I've extruded and converted to mesh.I've been using bump node and connected its normal output to the normal input of ...
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Is it possible to make a model look diamond encrusted? [closed]

I have something that I'd like to achieve but I'm not sure if it's even possible to do. I basically have a mesh of a logo that I imported from an svg file, then converted to 3D using "Mesh from curve" ...
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How do I delete the faces on this SVG?

So I uploaded an Illustrator SVG to Blender and opened it. The problem is that the SVG now got some extra faces i didn't need. I need only the outline/curves and also I can't find anymore the face ...
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View clip an object permanently

I want to clip an object with view clipping as a solution to this svg export problem, but when I render the view clipped object as an svg, I still get the unclipped version of the svg. So I was ...
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Exporting curves to a 2D file for lasercutting [duplicate]

I am trying to prepare a file for lasercutting using blender. I have a bunch of 2 dimensional curves and am trying to export them to a 2D file type (either dxf or svg). Unfortunately none of the ...
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Freestyle svg exporting long paths that extend way out of the rendering area

I have a wireframe I'm attempting to export from blender -> svg in inkscape -> pen plotter, but I can't find a way to "crop" or cut the wireframe so that it's bounded within the render. Inkscape ...
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Trouble slicing object into SVG cross sections (w/ laser slicer add-on)

I'm trying to slice terrain cross sections from a mesh to export in a side by side layout as a .svg-file using laser slicer (http://blendscript.blogspot.com/2019/01/blender-28-laser-slicer.html). I ...
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Knife Project not available 2.8 (trying to cut two shapes out of one)

For some reason my knife project is not available when I search it, the only thing that comes up is knife, I am trying to cut one shape out of another shape but keep both shapes in tact so I would ...
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How to animate object hanging from a string?

I'd like to animate this model so it acts like its attached to a car mirror, with proper physics of course (swinging, and rotating enough to see both sides). I'd also like the top of the string to ...
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How to overlay image on extruded SVG?

So I just got into blender because I need a 3D object to animate in AE. I am having trouble adding a texture to my object. I don't know the terminology all that well, but I tried making a mesh and ...
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Resize UV map to real world dimensions using bpy (Blender 2.8)

I'm using bpy to script the export of uv maps to svg. Afterwards, I want to re-import said uv maps to generate flat models of my ...
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how to bevel this?

I extruded this curve out of an svg and converted it to a mesh. I cant find a way to bevel the marked edge. Both the bevel modifier and the "normal" Bevel tool dont show any affect. why? How can I ...
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How to create perpendicular edges along one direction?

I made path in Inkscape, import it to Blender and make it 3d. Now I need to bend it in one direction but wires connected to non-perpendicular points. Please look at image to understant what i mean.
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Freestyle render - Problems getting it right

I am trying to get the same result as: https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/_images/render_freestyle_export-svg_suzanne.svg From Render docs, freestyle SVG exporter. I have tried working with ...
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Making a rounded solid from curve

Ok, so I am still a bit of a noob, mostly just watched and followed some of the Blender Guru stuff on YouTube, but now I want to try and create something I really want. The goal is to try and turn a ...
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How to extrude SVG path, and apply an image texture to one face?

I'm trying to figure out how I can extrude a logo, and apply an image to just one face of the extruded shape, but I'm struggling. My process thus far is as follows: - Import SVG - Scale it up - in ...
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How to scale Blender units into centimeters on Freestyle SVG export?

I made a blueprint in Blender and I need to export it into SVG for a laser cut. I tried units and centimeters. I have 50 cm\units long plane. When I use Freestyle SVG exporter, neither Adobe ...
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Why does the mesh look complicated when I import the SVG file? [duplicate]

I think there is some conversion error when importing SVG into blender. As you can see in the picture, the mesh is complex, so I think, it's hard to make a material. is there a way to remove the dirty ...
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New to blender, why is my file so large

first of all I'm new to blender, and I managed to import some SVG files I created of the basic layouts of the models I have. Its a display video/monitor with its wall mount. Can anyone tell me why ...
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Blender 2.8 Freestyle SVG exporter broken?

I'm trying to create line drawings from my model (which I have done many, MANY times before), but the new version is not working how I'm used to. Yesterday it was creating the freestyle lines in the ...
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Is it possible to export SVG 2D animation as path using Blender?

Hi everybody I am new to blender, I have seen this animation I would know if Blender is capable to export this kind of file as SVG path using Grease pencil or other mean? Also when I am ...
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In Blender 2.8 can I render an image in SVG format?

I need to render an image in SVG format and I don't see the option any where but I know you can do this in 2.79 using freestyle or addons. How do you do this in 2.8?
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Displacement on a cylinder or creating a texture roller

I am a blender beginner and was wondering how to create a so called 3D printable (the mesh needs to be highres) texture roller as this one: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3029293 I first tried ...
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Cookie Cutter from SVG

I am new in Blender, decided to finally give it a go when 2.8 was released. I've only been working in Tinkercad up till now and watched a few beginners lessons on Youtube, but nowhere is there a ...
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Render metal signs from svg files

I have 300 signs exported as a 2D svg file. I would like to build a scene in Blender and exchange the SVG in the background. Maybe build a script that change the SVG and than renders the scene with ...
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Importing SVG into Blender to use with Soft Body

I have a graphic of my logo that I would like to make into 3D and animate with soft body. I went into illustrator, traced the image, exported as SVG, and imported into Blender. So far so good. I can ...
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Importing .svg from Inkscape to Blender 2.80 causes crash

I need help figuring out what I am doing wrong in getting this .svg imported. I am new to blender and Inkscape, and .svg graphics in general, so I Googled this extensively to no avail. All of the ...
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SVG from illustrator doesnt fill correctly [duplicate]

Blender is not filling correctly the SVG file imported from illustrator even after trying all the options for SVG exporting on illustrator. On the attached photo, you can see the area referred with ...
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Why are some edges not appearing in my Freestyle render?

I'm using the FreeStyle plugin to export/create SVG files from 3D objects. But, note that inside certain objects some lines do not appear. Look at the attached pictures. PS: I tried using only the '...
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Bending curve/object around another object

I'm trying to make some 3d fx and I imported my basic svg file. Now I want to wrap it around the top surface of the object but I don't know how. Can somebody help me accomplish this? Here's how I ...
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How to get this type of relief?

i made this "3d" effect in photoshop, but i want to make it real 3d in Blender, how can i do that? i'm working with a SVG so i can import it in Blender, thanks! update >> using bevel and offset
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Creating a dashboard from an svg

folks. I’m brand new to blender. Well, years ago I dabbled in a couple of tutorials. Recently I’ve decided to make time to learning it better. Looking through the forums reminds me that I’ve a ...
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How do I convert an svg (or a plane) into a rounded mesh?

How can I smoothly extrude a plane or an svg curve into a circular/rounded mesh? if I simply import an svg and extrude it and then add a subdivision surface modifier, it makes a big mess. I need a way ...
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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 ...