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SVG map: 2/17/2021 16:57:30

Level 49
Hey all,

I'm learning about making SVG maps but I cannot seem to upload my test map correctly. I get this message:

"There appears to be an issue with this svg file. The svg contains measurements that are in a format other than pixels (such as points, inches, centimeters, percents, etc.) Warzone only supports pixel measurements. Please configure your application to output the svg in pixels, and ensure that percentages aren't used anywhere."

I am using Adobe Illustrator and have my options set to pixels. Document settings > Units > "Pixels". All measurements in my work file are also displayed in pixels.

When exporting I get these options: https://imgur.com/a/AYK5MVM Maybe I need to change something there? I have tried experimenting with those settings, but no luck.

Does anyone know a solution?

Thanks in advance!
SVG map: 2/17/2021 17:02:38

Level 62
This is if you are using Inkscape:
Well, it may be that you have the measurements of the document itself wrong. I don't know what you are using, but in Inkscape, you have to go to the top left, File->Document Properties->Custom Size. The default unit for the size is mm, so you may have to set that to pixel. When I put my things into Warzone, I save the file, name it, then open that file from Warzone. I don't export it. Again, this is all in Inkscape, so it may not apply to your thing.
SVG map: 2/18/2021 06:09:29

Beren Erchamion 
Level 64
From what I can tell, basically everyone in the map-making community uses Inkscape, not Illustrator, so you may be stuck largely trying to figure things out on your own :(

If you decide to switch to Inkscape (which is free), there are many people who would be more than willing to give you some tips, and there are already several tutorials that exist iirc.
SVG map: 2/18/2021 11:02:04

Level 61
Doesn't Lionheart use Illustrator?
SVG map: 2/18/2021 11:04:56

Level 63
Yes, Lionhearth uses Illustrator, you should probably give him a ping on discord or something:

WZ Public Chat https://discord.gg/M9JtpCbmuw

Warzone Mapmaking https://discord.gg/HfEkj4De3t
SVG map: 2/19/2021 22:07:56

Level 58
Hi, maybe its because of the svg options when you export it. I'm using illustrator for making my maps and it worked for me. When you export, click on advanced settings and unclick all the options, just like int his image: https://ibb.co/hBYdZbm

Hope it works for you.

Ah, and don't export, instead, save as SVG.

Edited 2/19/2021 22:12:34
SVG map: 2/21/2021 04:11:39

Beren Erchamion 
Level 64
@Farah, I don't think so. He shared his screen with me a few times when he was working on the early drafts of the META map and he was using Inkscape.
SVG map: 2/21/2021 05:20:14

Level 62
I use Inkscape for sure.
Btw you can draw your map in ilustrador or in another vector program but i recomend to export the file in svg extension and finalize the map in inkscape.
SVG map: 2/22/2021 09:54:26

The Voynich Manuscript
Level 56
I made a map with inkscape (not finished yet) and I had no problems so I think the solution is to use Inkscape like every map maker does
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