Zack <zack24@...287...> writes:

When you open the svg in gimp, it is being rendered as pixels; [...]

Right. SVG in Matplotlib is NOT vector format and it has no sense to
use it instead of PNG or any others.

No, the svg produced by matplotlib is a vector format. (Just look at a
matplotlib-generated svg file in a text editor.) When you open a svg
file in gimp, gimp converts it into pixels, because gimp only works
with pixel-based images.

I seem to recall that someone created an emf (enhanced metafile)
backend in matplotlib. Have you tried that?


Jouni K. Sepp�nen