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Re: converting/including SVG

From: Ben Saylor
Subject: Re: converting/including SVG
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2002 12:20:47 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

convert seems to rasterize the svg, and sketch-0.7.11 can't even import
it (just shows up blank, as do many other svgs I tried with it) :(  So
for now I'm just taking the full-page .ps and editing %%BoundingBox
according to the output of gs -sDEVICE=bbox.  It doesn't use the actual
canvas size of the svg, but at least it gives better results than



On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 06:47:16AM -0400, Reimer Behrends wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 09:58:14AM +0100, Mark Summerfield wrote:
> [...]
> > The 'convert' program that comes as part of the ImageMagick package can
> > perform SVG to EPS conversions, but the tool I'd recommend is 'sketch'
> > which can load SVG and save as EPS; sketch seems to do a much better job
> > of this particular conversion than convert, but has the disadvantage
> > that you have to do it manually through the GUI rather than using a
> > command line. Both ImageMagick and sketch are open source.
> Using sketch on the commandline to convert SVG to EPS:
>       sk2ps input.svg >output.eps
> Note that sketch/sk2ps can also handle other vector-based input formats,
> such as WMF and CGM.
>                       Reimer Behrends

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