[pdftex] SVG Graphics

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sat Jun 11 16:33:36 CEST 2011

2011/6/11 John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com>:
> Getting back to the original topic, we can already insert graphics in a
> variety of formats. But two of the most useful formats, svg (vector) and
> TIFF (bitmap) are not included. Is it more difficult to handle these than to
> handle eps and jpg?

Yes. Note that eps inclusion is not available in the engines when producing PDF;
eps is converted automagically to PDF then.

I suggest you read up on these graphic formats, e.g. at Wikipedia.

> Color and hyperlinks have been available in pdftex for many years. Their
> inclusion is not IMO a weakness but a necessary modernization.

And we are eagerly awaiting your patches.

"Shut up and show us your code!".


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