Acronym for scalable vector graphics. An XML-based graphics file format that describes two-dimensional vector images, including animation.

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How to Import SVG into GIS?

I have a PDF file, with a Map as a vector graphic. I want to get this into GIS. (I use ESRI's ArcGIS, but any FOSS solution is also fine). I know that it is not possible to directly get the PDF into ...
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Is there a SVG symbol library for qgis?

Im currently using default simple symbol capabilities or dingbat fonts for point objects. Is there maybe a SVG symbol library for qgis that is a bit more extensive than that which is included? I've ...
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How to create a GeoJSON that works with D3?

I'm simply trying to convert a .shp file to a geoJSON format using: ogr2ogr -f geoJSON output.json input.shp After executing the command nothing seems to be wrong. Here's an excerpt from the ...
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Leaflet: how to draw curved lines?

So, I'm trying to draw curved lines in my application which is based on a Leaflet map. As far as I know Leaflet does not support drawing curved lines at the moment, so my question is really more ...
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Shapefile to SVG with ArcMap (while retaining country attributes)

Does anybody know how to export the Natural Earth 1:110m shapefile to SVG with ArcMap while retaining the country attributes? From SVG I'm gonna try to convert it again over to RaphaelJS to achieve ...
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What cartographic line symbol could make a coastline represent water like this old map?

I live in a coastal area with lots of islands. Sometimes with a black and white map it's hard to distinguish land from sea. So I'm trying to replicate this old map's style. I'm trying to do this in ...
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What version of SVG should I be saving my images with for QGIS? Any particular options I should use/avoid?

I have a illustration in Adobe Illustrator that I'm trying to export as an SVG file and add to my map layout using the Print Composer of QGIS 1.7.3. When I add the image, I get strange artifacts that ...
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How to create svg symbols that have modifiable fill color, stroke color and stroke width?

I want to create some svg symbols for Qgis using Inkscape, those symbols must have attributes as described in the question. For the last two days, I have been experimenting as instructed by Sourcepole ...
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How to generate an image from OSM on command line?

Is there a GNU/Linux command line tool that allows to generate an image file from OSM, preferably as an SVG?
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Exporting a set of lat/long coordinates to SVG

Suppose I have a set of coordinates in latitude and longitude. What would be the easiest way to export those to an SVG file? I'd rather do this programatically (any language or library will do) ...
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How to migrate SVG-based styles for QGIS to other computers?

I'm working on a project that has involved creating many recolourable SVG icons and bringing them into QGIS. These are then used in layer symbologies, with these subsequent layer styles exported as ...
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Options for PostGIS and Mapserver outputing SVG, and client with OpenLayers

This question is related to "Options for displaying PostGIS vectors in OpenLayers?", but I need SVG output on server. OpenLayers must render SVG directly. We are using Mapserver6, and thinking on WFS ...
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How to convert shapefile to SVG keeping internal data?

I am very new to GIS. I found a tutorial on how to make a choropleth using Python tools. I want to follow it but use my own data and map. However the tutorial uses a US map SVG file and I need to use ...
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Leaflet Polyline with custom fill pattern

I'm drawing Lines with leaflet.js an have to create custom styled polylines. So i got various image files which should be like a repeated background image in HTML. So is it possible to give a drawn ...
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How can I export big SVGs for further use in Inkscape?

I am trying to export as an svg from Quantum GIS and import into Inkscape. However it is failing to Import. Inkscape comes up with the error 'Failed to load the requested file'. The files are quite ...
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Looking for a SVG library for construction

Would anyone be able to suggest a good library for svg symbols for construction please? To be used in QGIS. Ideally water and pipeline network symbols. ciao
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Importing .svg images to use as Symbols in ArcMap 10.1

I have several .svg files that I want to use as symbols in ArcMap 10.1. However, I do not see any import feature or the sort to use these .svg pictures. Thanks
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QGIS exporting huge SVG [duplicate]

I'm having trouble exporting an SVG(or a PDF for that matter) from the QGIS print composer. I have a relatively simple map that should, when exported as an SVG, be maybe around 1MB in size, tops. But ...
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How to prepare SVG images for presentation in OpenLayers?

I have a collection of SVG vector images I need to display on a map, probably using OpenLayers/KML. Is there any way to convert a vector image from SVG to KML? Or would it make more sense just to use ...
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Using Engineering symbols (*.svg) in QGIS?

QGIS looks straight forward except for the symbols or icons. I have created SVG symbols and when I place my pointer to the obvious blank areas in the symbol library a pop-up says that my symbol is ...
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Looking for an annotated vectorial map of the world

I'm looking for an annotated vectorial (PS/SVG/...) map of the world (+countries). Wikipedia contains many vectorial maps (e.g: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Blank_SVG_maps_of_the_world ...
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Converting map image to GIS

I’m very new to GIS, and I’ve been reading a lot of manuals and information, but I thought I’d ask a couple of questions here. One of my major hobbies is drawing maps of a completely imaginary ...
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small difference in projection between tilemill and postgis

I would like to create a world map with interaction on continents created directly from a postgis database. For the moment, I have a POSTgis database with the data. I created a background with ...
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How to use user made png/jpeg icons in QGIS 2.0?

I can only add svg icons in qgis 2.0. How can i use png or jpeg or gif images as icons in qgis2.0?
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What web mapping libraries are suitable for indoor maps?

I am looking for a custom mapping library but not to display an actual geographical area but to display a custom floor-plan. I have been looking for a while but most of the solutions that I found are ...
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how we create line between two cordinates on polymap?

I am working on d3 and polymaps, I plot map and create circle on the given latitude and longitude which retrieves from the JSON file but now I want to connect those circles with line. I tried to do it ...
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Is there a way to force QGIS to use scaleable markers for map prints?

The implementation of scaleable vector graphs in QGIS is very cool, however, when svgs are used for point pattern fill of polygons, these markers are obviously rasterized, blowing up the filesize of ...
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How to rotate a feature in openLayers

I have an svg image and I want to rotate it around itself so I do the following: var origin = new OpenLayers.Geometry.Point(vertices[0].x,vertices[0].y); feature.geometry.rotate(90 ...
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Export to Mapbox (TileMill) from PSD (or SVG/PNG)

Newbie question: I designed a map (not Earth-related) in Photoshop and I want to use something like Mapbox to serve the map and make it dynamic (bounding boxes, zoom in/out, etc). How can I go from an ...
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Georeference vector linework

I'm new to GIS and a lot of searching didn't answer my specific question so far, so I hope someone can help me here. What I want to do is creating a small web application to visualize election ...
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QGIS vs. SVG export w area names

Salve a tutti, esiste la possibilità di esportare un file SVG (a partire dallo shapefile) che conservi però i nomi delle aree? In sostanza ogni tracciato chiuso dovrebbe avere il nome originale ...
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Kartograph Open Street Maps

Firstly, congratulations to Gregor Aisch for creating such a wonderful library, thank you! I am having a little trouble rendering an svg from some osm data. I downloaded the Sweden transportation ...
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Why are some SVGs not displayed properly in print composer?

I am having weird problem with adding .svg to qgis print composer. I have done some smaller symbols before in inkscape and they work - however the latest one displayed itself as huge black square. I ...
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How to create dynamically styled symbols (fill, stroke, stroke-width ..) with Geoserver?

Case scenario: I need to create symbology that takes fill, stroke and stroke width with information from the database. Problem arises with custom defined symbols like the one on the image. There are ...
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Can't remove the little islands when creating a svg map with kartograph.py

I'm new to python and to kartograph. I'm using it to create a map of France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. But I don't want the little islands (mainly the French ones ), causing the generation of a big ...
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How can a leaflet SVG overlay be placed outside of the leaflet-overlay-pane?

I have SVG on top of GeoJSON in my map. How can a leaflet SVG overlay be placed outside of the leaflet-overlay-pane while keeping GeoJSON in place in the leaflet-overlay-pane? (For example, how could ...
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Does SVG offer better performance than plain HTML to render text labels in Leaflet? [closed]

I'm using Leaflet built-in L.DivIcon to add text labels to my map. Text labels are rendered in simple HTML divs and can be rotated and scaled using CSS based on values obtained from geojson data ...
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Plotting latitude on to a (Mercator projection) SVG representing a country map

I want to convert (google sourced) longitude and latitude coordinates to x and y to place points on a SVG map I can get the longitude converted to X but I can't nail latitude. ...
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ArcGIS Javascript API - IE9 Quirks Mode

I'm having difficulty understanding why ArcGIS Javascript API isn't rendering SVG when running in IE9 quirks mode. When I visit the ESRI sample site at ...
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How to loop through all columns in a table/layer getting all data for a row/feature in MapBasic?

I'm trying to extend this GNU-licensed plugin MI2SVG, which converts MapInfo maps to SVG, so that it writes associated table data into the SVG it creates, so that browser based JS web applications can ...
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SVG symbols for alphabet characters e.g. A, B, C, … etc

Can anyone tell me whether there is a SVG plugin or source (or how to do) of letters of the alphabet e.g. A, B, C, D etc. I want to create a symbology with colour e.g. gray but also with letters in ...
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SVG control not visible on top of Leaflet.js

I'm using Leaflet 0.7.1 and want to draw a radial menu (like openstreetmap's iD editor) on top using d3. Some examples I found use Leaflet's overlayPane to append the svg element to: var ...
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How to make SVG Stabius-Werner projection

I'd like to create a SVG file of a Stabius-Werner projection of the Earth. The image in the linked page is nice in that it's very high resolution (2,058 x 2,065 pixels), but I'd like to see if I can ...
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SAGA GIS ----> need to export shapefiles to SVG

I am trying to export three shapefiles to svg files but the problem I could not make these shapefiles polygon to black outlines to be export to svg files. How do I do that ? I tried to run that in ...
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PostGis, export Svg in pixels

I'm new to GIS. It is very intersting. I have installed Postgis, insert shapefile, get data in SVG without problem (ST_AsSVG). Now, I'd like to export the same svg but in pixel to add it on top of ...
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Which map projection maps y=m1*lat+b1, x=m2*long+b2?

I'm looking for a map of the US in this simple format. Then I can calibrate the simple mapping and do a report for our business by making a dynamic SVG file that places markers on that map. Right now ...
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custom SVG label style - openlayers

My goal is to display rotated labels for roads on my openlayers based webmap. The problem is actually solved (with a custom SVG solution), but i have some problems with the styling of the labels. As ...
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Displaying a box with text on a leaflet map

Is there a way to display a label or textbox on a specific geo-place on a map produced by leaflet.js.? I know about the Marker- and Polygon Method But I can't find a way to put text in the polygon. I ...
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svg export not keeping line widths

I just upgraded to 2.4 I have noticed that when I export as an svg, for opening in illustrator, the line/pen/border widths are coming out all different. For example a line width of 0.25 in QGIS is ...
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Convert shape file to kml without losing symbols

I am using QGIS 2.2 and want to convert a shape file containing point coordinates with userdefined svg-symbols to a kml file. Everything seems to work. The orginal file is in WGS 84 / UTM zone 32N ...