[NTG-context] Include SVG pictures with ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jul 3 14:56:41 CEST 2008


Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
> Am 2008-06-29 um 21:46 schrieb Hans Hagen:
>> \usemodule[res-08] \setups[rl:manipulate]
>>
>> \setupexternalfigures[location=local,directory=.,conversion=pdf] %
>> lowres,prefix=lowres/]
>>
>> \starttext
>>
>> \externalfigure[svg/ausmap.svg][frame=on]
>>
>> \stoptext
>>
>> it assumes inkscape being present
> 
> 
> Just wikified that and added a lot of links to SVG resources:
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/SVG
> 
> Since Adobe Reader supports SVG graphics natively - perhaps we could  
> just include them in the PDF?

i remember testing that but there were (at that time) problems with 
scaling and boundingboxes

> Apache's Batik library claims to support SVG to PDF conversion:
> http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/batik/

inkscape is better



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