Questions tagged [svg]

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

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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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Importing SVG as a string using bpy

I was wondering if there is a way to import a raw SVG string using bpy rather than importing a file. The reason is that I have the data available in a database. I could write a file and import it but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Only 1 of my text letters turns black

I am creating a stack of 3 block letters on top of each other as a logo in Inkscape. When I save as .svg and open in Blender to make it 3d, 2 of the letters remain red with black outline. The 3rd ...
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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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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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Convert Curve (SVG) to Blender exact imperial units

As a test, I've created a 2D box in Inkscape with the dimensions 1' by 1' (Inkscape shows that 1' is 1080.000px). I import the SVG into Blender, and when observing the dimensions of the curve ...
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SVG Render (Freestyle) resulting in lots of open paths

I am rendering this design in Blender that is made of lots of Circles. Need to export it out to Illustrator, but realizing the resulting artworks having all open Circle path. Wonder if this is a known ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...