Artwork not saving correctly

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Artwork not saving correctly

Postby kissnation2003 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:16 am

I don't know why this started happening, but when I am working on artwork and want to save it,it only saves in a PDF.

I go to "save as" then rename it and then I click the drop down and I try to save it as Compressed Inskscape SVG (*svgz) In the past this would save it in a folder or desktop ( with the Inkscape icon) from tehre I can open it and inkscape would open and my artwork would be there to edit or whtever I wanted to do.

No when I save it that way, it saves it but it now shows as a PDF icon on my desktop or folder. When I try to open that, it opens as a PDF and wants Acrobat Reader to be my default application.

Any ideas on how or why this save as setting changed?

Can anyone please help me fix this? I deleted it a few times and reinstalled. Keep getting the same problem everytime


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Re: Artwork not saving correctly

Postby Moini » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:01 am

Can you share such a file, please? And also make a screenshot of the 'Save as' or better 'Save a copy' dialog just before you hit the save button?
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