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

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Importing vector lines (SVG) as Curves

I got the following line drawing in Illustrator. As I export it as SVG and importing it in Blender. Blender automatically creates from the seperate lines closed Curves. How to import a SVG without ...
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Texturing Scalable Vector Graphics

I am trying to make an extruded version of this image of Gary Smith, so I used GIMP to cut him out of the picture and exported the path as an SVG file, and imported it to blender and set it as 2D. ...
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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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How do I drop SVG files onto an VSE timeline?

I have an SVG logo that I would like to drop onto a VSE timeline (organisation logo). How can I do this?
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Strange lines displayed in Edit mode after importing SVGs into blender

I have a simple SVG file (plain, not Inkscape). I have imported it and scaled it up 2 or 3 times. When I switch from Object to Edit mode it seems like I have a ton of scattered points. Object mode: ...
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SVG file doesn't show up in blender

I made a vector image in Adobe Illustrator and exported it into a svg file.(I did my best to make the lines closed but please still check if there's any problem with the vector image.) But when I ...
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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 fill holes in Mesh from Curve from SVG

I am new to Blender but have been 3D printing for a while. I am trying to make my own model from an image to print a toy key for a piggy bank. I imported a SVG to get the shape of the key and ...
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Freestyle Wireframe SVG Export Workaround?

Little disclaimer: I don't have much experience with Blender or 3D modelling at all, just downloaded the program last week. My goal is to create polyhedra, then render out the wireframe as a SVG. I ...
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How to Import a transparent .SVG file to blender, and convert it to a 3D object?

Hi friendly and helpfull people in here! I have a problem I am trying to solve for my company I am working at. The project is to make this pattern done in illustrator: https://we.tl/sr516OF9mD , to a ...
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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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Blender do not show strokes when importing SVG [duplicate]

It does not seem to be a common issue so I must be doing something wrong.. I am using Blender for converting drawings made in Illustrator into meshes in order to import them as .fbx into Unreal ...
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Overlapping structure when beveling (SVG) curve

I hope somebody can give me some tipps although I don't really know how to phrase my problem for a suitable title. I want to create a path in Inkscape and import it as an SVG to blender. When I ...
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Problem while exporting .svg file in blender

When attempting to export an SVG out of blender, I get this error:
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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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Bevel and Resolution Multiple Selected Curves

I imported an SVG Character and grouped/parented it in an empty object for easier positioning. I selected all (A+shift left click method) the character objects (hair, eyes, pants, etc:) However, when ...
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Image texture on extruded SVG [duplicate]

I can't seem to be able to apply a texture to an extruded .SVG. Note: How do I put an image texture on a material in Cycles? does not solve the question as it relates to an older version of Blender: ...
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Vector image as background

I am making a video using chroma key effect. The foreground would be a movie file and the background would be a vector image created with "pdflatex" (initially the image is a pdf), so it is a pdf file....
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How to create a 'ribbon wrapped' sphere?

I am trying to turn the below 2D image of a "ribbon wrapped around a sphere" into a 3D model in Blender. So far, adding wire frame does not give the results I need. I can break the image into a "...
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UV Mapping to Imported svg Problems

I'm having a very difficult time properly texturing a tile floor mesh that I created from an imported SVG file. There are several points in the mesh where there appears to be a seam where there ...
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Create 3D world map from .svg file [duplicate]

So I'm trying to create a flat 3D world map from a .svg file which I grabbed from this site: https://www.vecteezy.com/vector-art/169563-vector-3d-global-world-map I've imported it to Blender and did ...
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Is it possible to set material of one face only in Blender 2.45 (old version)?

I have to use an old version (2.45 - from 2007) of Blender*. I'd like to change the material on one face only on an object. I understand that this can be done by clicking Assign on the Materials tab ...
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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 ...
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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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Fixing SVG Paths

I have imported a floor plan (SVG) into Blender. Upon close inspection the paths that I created are no longer connected and are "Curve" objects how can I fix these quickly? Please provide reference ...
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Blender isnt letting me import any SVG files [duplicate]

I'm very new to blender but I've recently watched hundreds of tutorials showing me how to import svg files. It seems very easy, a simple 1, 2 step posseces but for some odd reason I'm having no luck ...
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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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Render plain SVG without shadow quickly

What is the best way to render a 2d animated video which is made of imported SVG files from Inkscape? I already set the Environment Lighting (to 1.250) and set the Gather to Approximate. This only ...
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3D Earth using curve to mesh

I'm trying to make a globe model for earth using fairly accurate projections. I've been able to convert the SVG into mesh, then into a sphere using this guide with Simple Deforms. However, since the ...
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Fill along the front of a path of an SVG

I have an SVG logo, which I will import into Blender. I'm trying to think how to have the colour (not outline) fill up from left to right. I think the following steps put me on the right track, but ...
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Extrude on Z axis

Apologies for not using the correct terms, but I am new to Blender and even though I searched a lot I cannot find the answer to my question. I have imported an svg file into Blender and want to ...
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SVG Imports: Getting the mesh right [duplicate]

I imported an SVG, scaled it and rotated it. And all looked clean, until I bent it into a sphere, applied a material onto it to see that the mesh has toooooo many horizontal wires and almost no ...
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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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How to fix Imported SVG from inkscape with wrong fill

I have imported this image from inkscape SVG. One of the characters have wrong fill in the letter. I am fairly new to blender. Is it possible to fix it?
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Extruding imported svg does only translate curve

I created a svg in inkscape. and imported it in blender. Edit mode, with the display of handles turned off looks like Selecting the curve by selecting one vertex and and pressing ctrl-L and ...
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Erratic SVG object transformation / rotation

In a SVG file I have 2 (complex) paths. They're an exact copy of eachother except that one element is rotated (with svg's transform/rotate and the other one is not rotated. After importing the SVG and ...
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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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Video Editor shows SVGs as transparent image - can this be fixed?

Summary: If I add an SVG as a track to the video sequence editor, it is recognized as Type: image. But the content is not visible, it is just transparent. This is shown on this screenshot: Details: ...
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Trying to make glossy volume shapes

I am trying to make a reflection on the outer rim of letters, as if they were embossed in the paper they're printed on, or written with paint/glossy ink. Such as this: Credit Alex Trochut or: Goal:...
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How to import svg file with same thickness

I'm trying to make an animation using svg art I've designed before hand, but when I import it into blender the thickness of the lines are all the same. I know you can change their thickness but there'...
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Imported .svg will not extrude

I have created an image in Animate (Flash) using fill and stroke and exported as an .svg and also exported from Illustrator. I cannot extrude these as I can with images created in Blender. Please help ...
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Export 3d model as SVG [duplicate]

I have made a complex 3d model in blender and I was wondering if it is possible to export it as SVG. Thanks!
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problem using freestylesvg

My goal is to render the following blender template as svg via blender's built-in svg-exporter plugin: (zip file can be obtained here) The final svg file however doesn't look like the result shown ...
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“Cutting” a logo into a rounded shape?

I'm new to Blender but not 3D modeling. I'm struggling to translate what I know to this interface, but I'm getting there thanks to all the tutorials and efforts this great Blender community has ...
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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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How do I use the AI PDF SVG addon?

After reading howardt's answer here about cleaning meshes created from imported .svg curves, I installed the addon AI PDF SVG. But when I import a .svg file, I do not see the options described in "...
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After importing svg, [mesh from curve] creates annoying results?

I have created some top views of buildings from AI CC2015 with simple paths, exporting to SVG files. After importing in Blender 2.73, I want to extrude them to make buildings. I pressed Mesh to ...
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Why the svg file imported not in scale [duplicate]

I have made a svg file just a normal circle of 6.489 cm x 6.489 cm and made the svg file in coreldraw. As there are no option while making the svg file. And then i imported in blender i get 53.092 cm ...
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SVG import not showing up,why? [duplicate]

I have a vector image that I want to animate in Blender. I imported the image from file but it does not show up on the Blender workspace. Do I have to tweak some settings in order for it to show up?
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How to convert linestrip into triangles

I have imported a SVG path: now I'd like to convert this path into triangles. For example below the path is converted into two triangles. How should I do? Thanks!