[scribus] importing SVGs into scribus (Was: Gimp is missing)

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Dec 19 08:55:52 CET 2009

hi robert
> I'm no developer - but as far as I can tell chances are high that
> your Inkscape *.svg image cannot be used in Scribus (One big
> exception is: your Inkcsape *.svg is very simple like just a simple
> outline). Nor can you use GIMP *.xcf in Scribus.

chances are big that a a .svg created by a newbie can be read into

but she should probably save the file as standard SVG and not
inkscape's own version of SVG

> Here is a simple solution for you:
> Save your image as a *.png (at a high enough resolution) and place it
> in Scribus.
> This always works and "only" has the drawback of being bitmap instead
> of a vector.

while going through a png is indeed an option, i think that she should
first try to correctly import the SVG.

scribus can import SVGs and gets better and better at doing it!


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