There are many public libraries containing free SVG graphics. To use these graphics you need to:
- Convert the SVG file to a XML (XAML) file
- Import the XAML file into the Designer
To convert the SVG file to a XML file you can use the following program: SVG2XAML.zip (163.6 KB)
This is a command line tool, which you can use to convert one SVG file:
Which will convert the file to
in the same folder.
which will convert all the SVG files in the current folder. A source folder can also be specified as a parameter as:
SVG2XAML /r SourceFileOrFolder
Once the XAML file has been created, simply import it in the Designer to work with it:
NOT ALL SVG FILES ARE SUPPORTED. If a file does not convert correctly, try and understand the error message to fix the underlying SVG or use another SVG document.