I am using QGIS for GIS maps, and data visualization. There are very few symbols available for marker, line and polygons. I want to create my own symbols, that i can later import into QGIS and then use it.

I know that QGIS support XML format for symbols, so any symbol with that XML can be imported into QGIS.

How can i create my own symbol in any software and then export that into QGIS supported format?

There is a way of doing the same thing is ArcMap i.e.. create symbol in FONTOGRAPHER and then export it into ArcGIS Support .style file using Enterprise Architect, i need to do the same for QGIS.

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    You could code/draw your own svg-symbols. – Erik Aug 1 '18 at 7:28
  • But SVG does not have support for line symbols – Ahsan Mukhtar Aug 1 '18 at 7:30
  • Can you recommend any good software for drawing ? – Ahsan Mukhtar Aug 1 '18 at 7:30
  • What is a line symbol in your opinion? A line is a line, or a string of symbols to me. Inkscape works fine, or the W3-webeditor – Erik Aug 1 '18 at 7:39
  • Okay, I will try Inkscape or W3-webeditor for creating svg. – Ahsan Mukhtar Aug 1 '18 at 7:41

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