Feature request #1064

Raster to SVG plugin converter

Added by pls - almost 15 years ago. Updated over 12 years ago.

Assignee:nobody -
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:wontfix
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:11124


A lot of symbols used in other projects are bitmap or jpeg files; to not break the work flow during a map preparation, it would be very useful to have a QGIS-integrated pugin to convert raster files to SVG.


#1 Updated by Steven Bell - almost 15 years ago

It's probably easier to add support for raster symbols than to convert them to SVG, unless you know of tool that does that. The SVG (vector) to raster conversion is easy - going the other way isn't.

#2 Updated by Paolo Cavallini over 13 years ago

Is this still valid?

#3 Updated by Paolo Cavallini over 12 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

I do not think adding support for raster symbols is a great idea: they become ugly when large. Converting raster to svg can be done with a number of FOSS tools, and can be a tricky thing - I do not see it reasonable to do it within QGIS

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