[OS X TeX] SVG to LaTeX?

Peder Axensten peder at axensten.se
Wed Jun 28 18:32:36 CEST 2006

On 25 jun 2006, at 13.02, Joanna Rycko wrote:

> On 2006-06-23, at 20:45, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> So, my question, triggered by the  threads  "Should I install X11"  
>> and "making pictures", is whether there is a way automatically to  
>> convert SVG graphics into code that could then be inserted into  
>> the LaTeX source which would then result in a single source file  
>> that you would then be able both to print and edit.
> Maybe it is not the best solution, but you could try to write a  
> small makefile, which would convert your graphic files (if those  
> files aren't up to date already) using some command line programms  
> (such as imagemagic or svg2pdf) and after that, make will compile  
> your document. I think it's the easiest way, if there is no way to  
> do it automatically from TeX.

I think Incswell can export to LaTeX, it's native format is SVG and  
it can read W3 compliant SVG files.

It's an open source and free vector graphics program. I haven't tried  
it yet, but I will. On paper it looks very interesting: PDF/EPS  
import/export etc.


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