“We often expect SVG to behave like a bitmap graphic—like a PNG with infinite resolution. But it really isn’t.

For one, certain things are more difficult with SVG. Exporting—or, more specifically, the process of going from Sketch* to a final graphic—can take anywhere from a few seconds to 10 minutes. It depends on your design and how you plan to use the graphic. To create an SVG that meets your needs perfectly, you may have to adapt your Sketch layers in certain ways, or tweak the exported markup. This may seem complicated and tedious, but it’s not difficult and it opens up a world of possibilities for how you use an SVG…”

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