For a SVG, can I run --verb=FitCanvasToDrawing from shell mode or silent mode

Asked by srikanth on 2018-01-03

Hi,

I have a SVG and would like to run the below command in silent mode (-z / --without-gui) or shell mode:

-f <svgFile> --verb=EditSelectAll --verb=FitCanvasToDrawing --verb=FileSave --verb=FileQuit

I already tried running, but seems it's not possible. Running using -z suppresses the GUI, but the output still contains spaces around it.

When run from shell mode, I get the below error message.

** (inkscape.exe:9540): CRITICAL **: static void Inkscape::FitCanvasVerb::perform(SPAction*, void*): assertion 'ensure_desktop_valid(action)' failed
WARNING: ignoring verb FitCanvasToDrawing - GUI required for this verb.

Someone please help if it is possible to auto resize from shell mode or silent mode. I badly need this to run in silent mode, and not open up inkscape window.

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Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #1

It's not possible currently, as of Inkscape 0.92.2.

Please take a look through Inkscape's bug reports here:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape

and if you don't find this issue anywhere, make a new report (feature requests are treated like bug reports). You can also turn this question into a bug report, I think.

I know there are a couple of similar reports, but maybe not for this functionality.

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