[pdftex] SVG/Inkscape drawings in pdftex

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jul 14 16:26:14 CEST 2006

On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 08:15:10AM -0400, John R. Culleton wrote:

> The Inkscape program can save drawings in a variety of formats
> including pdf. This is the obvious straightline way to
> incorporate such a drawing into a pdftex document. But the more
> usual output of Inkscape is SVG. Is there a way to incorporate
> SVG into pdftex directly?

a) "on the fly conversion" using \immediate\write18{...},
   see epstopdf.sty. (This method is available.)
b) programming.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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