On Thu, 2013-03-21 at 12:11 +0100, sonicbluegt wrote:
> [...]In Inkscape, I can resize the image to be 1024x1024, zoom in, and it
> "redraws" the image with no aliasing (as a vector should).
> However, when I do the same in GIMP, it aliases, as though it's no longer a
> vector and is drawn as a raster image instead.  I understand that GIMP is
> raster-based.  I guess I was just thinking that when it "opens" a vector 
> image,
> that it's still in vector format instead of being rasterized.

No, it's rasterized.  You can import SVG as paths if that helps.

> Is it possible I'm missing a plugin or something since I updated GIMP?  Would
> installing Ghostscript or GFig on my machine solve my problem?  Or is it
> possible that nothings wrong and I'm trying to do something that's just not
> capable?

Rasterizing is normal behaviour. Opening SVG in GIMP at a high
resolution helps a little.  I don't recommend using GFig, and I don't
think it can do SVG (when it can do anything at all).


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