[pdftex] Re: Damaged PNG

gnwiii at gmail.com gnwiii at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 02:14:35 CEST 2006

On 4/13/06, Olivier Lefevre <lefevrol at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am using Snagit, which is not a low-end tool. Then again I
> don't know what algorithms they are using.
> > This sort of image really should be rendered using line art
>  > rather than images.
> I agree. This is a Java app. There _may_ be a way (at least
> if memory serves me right) to persuade it to dump screens
> as SVG w/o too much effort on my part; then I suppose I
> could edit the SVG to extract manually the portion of interest:
> surely there must be tools to assist with SVG editing.
> Finally I could use, say, RenderX to turn the SVG into PDF
> for inclusion into the "target" PDF. Does that sound like
> a plan?

Inkscape may edit your .svg files.  There are filters to import svg
into OpenOffice.org, but the drawing tools there are less capable.   
In principle this is the way to go, but you you may be the first
person to venture down this path, so you may end filing a few more bug
reports before it all works.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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