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Bug 774289 - SVG files do not import correctly
SVG files do not import correctly
Product: dia
Classification: Other
Component: import
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: Dia maintainers
Dia maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-11 18:09 UTC by Michael von Glasow
Modified: 2019-03-20 12:10 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

SVG which will not import correctly (276.97 KB, image/svg+xml)
2016-11-11 18:09 UTC, Michael von Glasow
Resulting .dia after importing the .svg file (75.13 KB, application/x-dia-diagram)
2016-11-11 18:10 UTC, Michael von Glasow

Description Michael von Glasow 2016-11-11 18:09:48 UTC
Created attachment 339651 [details]
SVG which will not import correctly

When attempting to import a floor plan in SVG format into Dia, there were several import errors:

* Each object has a box frame around it in Dia, which wasn't present in the original SVG.
* All text objects show in the top-left corner of the page.
* Several garbage objects appear in the top-left corner of the page, which do not seem to correspond to any objects in the original SVG.

Most of this could be fixed with some manual work (just had to discard the text), but it would be nicer if Dia could import SVG more faithfully.

The SVG was generated by importing a Visio 2000 .vsd file into LibreOffice Draw, then exporting it to SVG and importing it in Dia. The imported .vsd looks OK in Draw, and the resulting SVG also looks OK in Inkscape.

Dia version is dia-gnome-0.97.3, as distributed with Ubuntu MATE 16.04.

The SVG is attached.
Comment 1 Michael von Glasow 2016-11-11 18:10:39 UTC
Created attachment 339652 [details]
Resulting .dia after importing the .svg file
Comment 2 GNOME Infrastructure Team 2019-03-20 12:10:57 UTC
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