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How can I get an SVG off a web link into Designer?

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I’ve got a huge project in front of me today... drawing a hexagon in Designer on my iPad. Unfortunately there seems to be a bug with Designer and the iOS 13 beta so I can’t use the polygon tool. No problem, I’ll just grab a hexagon svg off the web, right?

Well, here it is, but I can’t figure out how to get this file into Designer.

None of the “share” options in Safari will let me save the svg as a file. Copy from Safari and paste into Designer doesn’t work. And iOS 13 has even MORE file handling options than iOS 12 does!

I can download a PNG/JPG in safari so this is an svg specific issue, I guess.

This specific hexagon is not a critical issue, but getting an svg from the web into AD for iOS will surely be handy in the future. Any ideas?

 

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Here you go. Attached the SVG to this post for you.

I used Firefox but in Safari just navigate to the SVG file and then use the Save As command to save the page source. That will save it as an SVG for you.

Best wishes,

Mark

 

 

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I used Share option in Safari iPad and selected Save to Files. It saved the .svg file which I then opened from Cloud in AD and navigatedto the saved file location. Opened as an .svg :)


IPad Pro 10.5/512GB iOS 12.4. Affinity Photo 1.7.2.153 Affinity Design 1.7.2.6 Publisher for iPad ?

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I appreciate the effort but I was just about to post an update. 

The attachment you created did work, by the way—when I touched that link Safari for iOS did offer to download the file, which was not possible when simply viewing the link. 

But here is a way to self-rescue which may help other searchers. 

The free document management app “Documents by Readdle” includes a bare bones browser, and if you load a direct SVG URL as liked earlier, it will let you download it, where Safari would not. 

@DM1, maybe this is an iOS beta issue... it definitely did not offer a way to save the SVG. It would let me bookmark it, Gmail it, etc... but there were no file handling options. See attachment. (I’ll file feedback with Apple.)
 

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Ok, figured it out. 

If you are interacting with an SVG link, you may grab the file. 

if you have loaded the SVG as an URL, you may not. Because reasons. 

I love my iPad Pro... I don’t love iOS.

 

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Ios12.4 offers this option from opened link after tapping Share. Does the Shate on iPadOS not offer this?

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IPad Pro 10.5/512GB iOS 12.4. Affinity Photo 1.7.2.153 Affinity Design 1.7.2.6 Publisher for iPad ?

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