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Elena Paraschiv
Elena Paraschiv
9,938 Points

I cannot open the SVG after I saved it

I don't understand why after I save the svg like in the video I cannot manage to open them. It looks like this Imgur

3 Answers

Hi Elena,

What software are you using to make the SVG? Also it looks like you are on windows, and to me there looks to be no default programme set for opening SVG files.


Elena Paraschiv
Elena Paraschiv
9,938 Points

Hey Craig,

Im using Illustrator

Have you tried right clicking and selecting open with?

Sorry if this is obvious and you have clearly already done that...

Joel Kraft
Joel Kraft
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hi Elena Paraschiv,

Were you ever able to open the SVG files? You should be able to open them from within Illustrator. In other words, in Illustrator, you can go to File>Open, navigate to the file and open it, and it should appear.

Let us know if you're still stuck, we are happy to help!

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