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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)

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

The doc­u­ment demon­strates the use of SVG im­ages in doc­u­ments. Us­ing the “PDF+ out­put” op­tion of Inkscape, it is pos­si­ble to in­clude SVG in doc­u­ments, in which type­sets the text. This re­sults in uni­form text style through­out the doc­u­ment, in­clud­ing text in im­ages; more­over, 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+ us­ing Inkscape.

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