[pdftex] SVG/Inkscape drawings in pdftex

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Mon Jul 17 10:42:30 CEST 2006

Hans Hagen wrote:
> 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?
> just convert the svg to pdf (using inkscape)

I don't know how well inkscape pdf export works now, but I've had *much*
better results with exporting EPS (cropped to the objects) from inkscape
and then converting to pdf using epstopdf (not eps2pdf!).


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