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Importing SVG files into ArcMap

Question asked by dstazic on May 6, 2019

Hi there,

I've been given a couple of svg files that I need to use in ArcGIS Desktop.

 

After trawling around the web looking for answers I had no luck. I tried a couple of online converters, which I didn't really want to, but they didn't work for me.

 

It then occurred to me that I should be using Data Interoperability.

 

According to Supported formats with the Data Interoperability extension—Help | ArcGIS Desktop  I find that svg is only available for writing (export).

 

I did try to import the svg as a xml but that failed.

 

Can anybody help with how I can import an svg file into ArcMap?

 

Cheers,

Don Stazic

(NSW State Emergency Services)

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