Yeah, the problem was ASV. As soon as I removed it, I could print SVG
just fine. I had been using ASV for its support of SMIL, but Andreas
directed me to WebKit, which seems to do SMIL just fine, so no more
Thanx for your response!
> Re: Converting SVG to PDF
> Posted by: "John Delacour" JD@... valchiusella
> Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:07 pm (PST)
> At 01:50 +0000 5/12/08, Kenneth Nellis wrote:
> >You can create PDF files of SVG from Safari?? Please, tell me the
> >trick. I just get a blank page except for the page headers, the same
> >as when I do Print Preview. FWIW, I'm running OS X 10.4, Safari
> >3.2.1 with the ASV 3.0 plugin. BTW, Firefox 3.0.4 works fine.
> >Here's a sample file:
> Sorry for the delay in replying -- I don't read all the postings
> I had no trouble creating the vector pdf file from your link in
> Safari using the Print/Save as PDF... option. Perhaps you need to
> change your page set-up or something.
> As to the ASV plug-in, surely that has nothing to do with it.
> Surely Safari is now self-sufficient for SVG?
> Robert Longson replied to my query that FireFox uses Cairo for the
> conversion. How Safari does it I don't know. I have since installed
> Cairo on the Mac, not without a lot of difficulty, and see that it
> is not a complete solution, since attributes such as opacity are
> not respected, but anything is better than a rasterized output.
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