[Dev-luatex] [XeTeX] A native support for SVG

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Jun 30 14:13:09 CEST 2008


On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 04:48:15AM -0700, Apostolos Syropoulos wrote:
> > > 
> > > I request a native support for SVG in XeTeX and in LuaTeX, I think it 
> > > would be a great thing.
> 
> The easiest solution is converting the fonts you are using for your main
> text using FontForge to SVG fonts and then use these fonts for the
> drawings. The final PDF will be rendered with exactly the same fonts
> you are using in your main document.

Inkscape can embed Type1 fonts in its PDF output, some thing like
"inkscape --export-pdf=file.pdf --export-embed-fonts file.svg", but I
didn't try it.

Another way is to convert text to paths "--export-text-to-path".

Regards,
 Khaled


-- 
 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localizer and member of Arabeyes.org team
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