[pdftex] SVG Graphics

Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Wed Jun 8 21:00:13 CEST 2011

On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 09:19 -0300, George N. White III wrote:
> Not sure what "more sensible" might mean.   The conversion can be
> automated if you have a command-line tool (inkscape or batik) that
> handles svg to pdf.  LaTeX graphics inclusion supports
> \DeclareGraphicsRule which can be used to automate conversions,
> You can use the LaTeX graphics packages via miniltx in eplain, so
> perhaps they can also be made to work in texinfo.
> LuaTeX should offer more flexibiilty -- I tried formatting the GNU tar
> manual and got a pdf that seems mostly OK (but eventually crashes
> my linux pdf viewers!).

Thanks George. I know if can be automated, it's just that automation
should not be offloaded to the user to have to convert the images
through external software. pdftex should be able to invoke them itself.

Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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