2009-09-19 SVG, CSS, and Inkscape

I have a problem with Inkscape and I think it’s related to the handling or loss of CSS information. I have a script that creates an SVG map which looks fine in Firefox – check it out and hit the submit button.

When I import that SVG into another SVG in order to add more layers, everything looks more or less ok. One thing that’s already wrong is that the hex coordinates are missing. When I save the file, close Inkscape, open Inkscape again, and reopen the new file, things are messed up:

  1. Coordinates are still missing
  2. Font sizes are wrong for the coordinates
  3. Symbols (text elements) around planets have some sort of white border

Do you think Inkscape will have an easier time handling the SVG if I don’t use CSS to specificy stroke width, opacity, and the like?

I’m using Inkscape 0.46 at the moment.

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