[NTG-context] Simple rings with svg

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu May 10 17:22:09 CEST 2012


On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 10:59:41AM -0400, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2012, Ian Lawrence wrote:
> 
> >I read on the wiki that now svg is natively supported. Hmm.
> 
> No. You need to have inkscape installed (and in your PATH) for svg
> to pdf conversion to work.
> 
> >FWIW, I cannot find the intermediate file
> >'m_k_i_v_ChangingField_ILUC.pdf' on my disk either…both graphics files
> >are in the same location, both exist, both are named correctly….
> 
> @Hans, could we change the conversion so that it checks for inkscape
> and gives a more sensible warning if inkscape is absent?

There is also rsvg-convert (from LibRSVG[1]) which can be faster (but in
some corner cases, as accurate as Inkscape).

[1] http://live.gnome.org/LibRsvg

Regards,
 Khaled


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