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SVG:Firefox:Multiline text

Problem: Flowing text generated in Inkscape, saved as svg, does not work in firefox
Solution:  Use a regular text box and use carriage returns (or hard line breaks) to get the line breaks we want.

From the discussion here, the answer from Erik Dahlstrom and others, tells us that flow elements haven't been accepted even in the 1.2 specification. So Firefox etc won't display flowing text.


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