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This work demonstrates the use of SVG images in LaTeX documents.
Using the PDF + LaTeX output option of Inkscape 0.48, it is possible
to include SVG images in LaTeX and have LaTeX typeset the text. This
results in the same text style in the images as in the text. Moreover,
LaTeX commands can be used in the image's text, such as math or
The document also describes how to automate the conversion from SVG to
PDF+LaTeX using Inkscape.

  Author: Johan B. C. Engelen (j.b.c.engelen at alumnus.utwente.nl)
  Copyright 2010-2013 J.B.C. Engelen
  Version 2013-11-21
  This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
  version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any 
  later version.
  The latest version of the license is in
  and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of
  LaTeX version 2003/06/01 or later.
  This work has the LPPL maintenance status "author-maintained".
  This work consists of the files:
README (this file)
  and the derived files
image-normal.pdf     (image.svg exported without PDF+LaTeX option)
image.pdf            (image.svg exported with PDF+LaTeX option)
image.pdf_tex        (image.svg exported with PDF+LaTeX option)

  Version info

    - updated e-mail address
    - added 0.49 functionality (scaling, bold/italic font shape)


Name Size Date Notes
InkscapePDFLaTeX.pdf 219776 2013-11-21 02:08
InkscapePDFLaTeX.tex 12041 2013-11-21 02:08
README 1601 2013-11-21 02:07
im­age-nor­mal.pdf 82902 2012-03-29 23:39
im­age.pdf 6639 2012-03-29 23:39
im­age.pdf_tex 3833 2012-03-29 23:39
im­age.svg 28940 2012-03-29 23:39

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svg-inkscape – How to in­clude an SVG im­age in LaTeX us­ing Inkscape

The doc­u­ment demon­strates the use of SVG im­ages in LaTeX doc­u­ments. Us­ing the “PDF+LaTeX out­put” op­tion of Inkscape, it is pos­si­ble to in­clude SVG in doc­u­ments, in which LaTeX type­sets the text. This re­sults in uni­form text style through­out the doc­u­ment, in­clud­ing text in im­ages; more­over, LaTeX com­mands may be used in the im­age’s text, pro­vid­ing such things as math­e­mat­ics and ref­er­ences.

The doc­u­ment also de­scribes how to au­to­mate the con­ver­sion from SVG to PDF+LaTeX us­ing Inkscape.

Pack­age De­tailssvg-inkscape
Ver­sion 2013-11-21
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Main­tainerJo­han B. C. En­ge­len
Con­tained inTeX Live as svg-inkscape
Topics pre­pare graph­ics for use with *TeX
See also svg
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