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How to modify color of imported SVG icons in QGIS

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Hello friends!

I have plant symbols and would like to use them in QGIS. The problem is that these symbols don't allow you to edit the background colors.


I followed jbrocha's solution posted on the GIS Stack Exchange forum:


However, I would like to know if there is a more practical method to modify the colors of an SVG file imported into QGIS.


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Hi, a simple solution : 

in the Layer Properties, add your SVG a symbol, then add a new Simple Marker (like a circle or a Square), put the SVG Marker on top of the Simple Marker. The size of the SVG and the Simple Marker has to be similar or the Simple Marker Square just a little bigger. It worked with your symbol as svg and a Square Marker. 

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