Use element can't load from external files

Bug #1269880 reported by Martin Owens on 2014-01-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Inkscape
Medium
Martin Owens

Bug Description

According to the svg specification, svg use elements should be able to load defs from external files.

http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/struct.html#UseElementHrefAttribute

The attached svg files are examples used online, one is use-outer.svg and one is inner.svg, inner is used by outer in a use tag.

Martin Owens (doctormo) wrote :
Martin Owens (doctormo) wrote :
Changed in inkscape:
assignee: nobody → Martin Owens (doctormo)
status: New → Fix Committed
Martin Owens (doctormo) wrote :

I've committed a fix in r1269880, but I'm going to check with other developers as it's seems a little too easy and is probably leaking memory. But it does work.

su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Related earlier reports requesting the same feature:
- Bug #231295 “symbol and use, not copy and paste.”
- Bug #537953 “clone external resource”

jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2014-05-20
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Medium
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2014-12-09
Changed in inkscape:
milestone: none → 0.91
tags: added: importing svg
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2015-02-23
Changed in inkscape:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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