[NTG-context] SVG images

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jan 26 14:18:00 CET 2006


Ville Voipio wrote:

>I would need to embed some SVG images into a ConTeXt document. I have 
>done some research on the topic, and the seemingly trivial task seems 
>all but impossible.
>
>I found a few solutions, but none of them fits my needs:
>
>- I want to have my vector images in vector format (i.e., no 
>Inkscape-to-PNG)
>
>- alpha-channel transparency is used in the images, and it should be 
>present in the PDF file, as well (i.e., no Inkscape-to-EPS)
>
>- if I used commercial products, I would not use SVG (i.e., the 
>converter should be open source)
>
>
>The images have been (will be) created with Inkscape. While being 
>otherwise a surprisingly nice piece of software, Inkscape does not seem 
>to export PDF for some reason or another (licencing, time, etc.).
>
see link below

>I have the impression I just ran out of luck. Did I?
>  
>
http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/xmanipulate.pdf

so, you can let context do runtime conversions and it will only convert when the graphic is updated 

probably one of those manuals that nobody noticed -) 

Hans 

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