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

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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 ...
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Blender 2.8 how extrude Z axis on imported SVG

I am using blender 2.8 and I imported an SVG file and was able to convert it into a mesh. I used mesh clean up -> limited dissolve to remove extra vertices. I would now like to extrude my object on ...
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Points of vector in from .svg file imported to Blender become squished when imported

I have been running into an issue with importing .svg files into Blender. I created a vector shown below in Illustrator and saved it as an SVG 1.1 with all base settings. I then try to import it into ...
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Smooth contours with grid lines

Total noob here. My goal is to be able to create figures in the following style (source): with a workflow consisting of Blender and Inkscape. I'm sufficiently skilled with Inkscape, but I'd really ...
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Simple SVG from Illustrator or Inkscape fails to show [duplicate]

I just installed Blender with brew cask install blender. I tried to import an SVG with File > Import > Scalable Vector Graphics and it did not show. I made a simple ...
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Is there a way to convert an imported svg into a grease pencil layer?

I have an svg path, made in illustrator that I would like to import into Blender and convert into a grease pencil animation. is this a thing that is possible?
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Is there a way to export a blender grease pencil animation to svg?

I know that an svg file can come animated, either internally or via sprite sheets. is it possible to take a 2d animation made in blender and export an animated svg file, with all of it's frames?
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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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Imported SVG shows circles instead of squares

I have some wierd issue with a .svg Import, here's the vectorized image on Illustrator: But when i import it on Blender, it looks like this: It transforms squares into circles. And i have no clue ...
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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 ...