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Re: Converting SVG to PDF

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  • Kenneth Nellis
    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
    Message 1 of 20 , Dec 24, 2008
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      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
      ASV. :-)
      http://nightly.webkit.org/
      Thanx for your response!
      �Ken

      > 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:
      > ><http://homepage.mac.com/nellisks/stereo_svg/wireFrames/
      > trunc_oct.svg>http://homepage.mac.com/nellisks/stereo_svg/
      > wireFrames/trunc_oct.svg
      >
      > Sorry for the delay in replying -- I don't read all the postings
      > religiously.
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > JD


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